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Royal AM make it THREE wins in a row against Kaizer Chiefs

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Royal AM registered their third consecutive win over Kaizer Chiefs with a 1-0 victory in a match played at Chartsworth Stadium on Saturday.

Royal AM registered their third consecutive win over Kaizer Chiefs with a 1-0 victory in a match played at Chartsworth Stadium on Saturday.

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Ricardo Nascimento scored the only goal of the game very early into the encounter to hand Royal AM their opening win of the campaign.

Amakhosi started with four of their eight new signings in Zitha Kwinika, Ashley du Preez, Siyethemba Sithebe and Yusuf Maart.

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However, it was Royal AM who punished as early as the second minute as Nascimento fired home following some poor defending by Chiefs.

And that proved to be a wake up call for Chiefs as they started playing with so much intent, especially going forward.

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Du Preez had a go at the Royal AM defence a number of times, and midway through the first half, he came close to scoring.

The speedy attacker saw his attempt saved by Royal AM goalkeeper Hugo Nyame before he produced another save seconds later to deny Maart.

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The second half saw Chiefs take the game to Royal AM but Nyame stood between them and an equaliser with some good saves.

Bruce Bvuma was also called into action in the second half, diving to his right to keep Chiefs in the game.

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Ultimately, Nascimento’s goal proved to be rhe difference as Royal AM walked away with maximum points at the expense of Chiefs.

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Kaizer Chiefs fans during the DStv Premiership 2022/23 game between Cape Town City and Mamelodi Sundowns at Cape Town Stadium on 5 August 2022 Photo: Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

ROYAL AM VS KAIZER CHIEFS: STARTING LINEUPS

Royal AM XI: Nyame, Mogaila, Mahlasela, Lingwati, Ndlovu, Manganyi, Nascimento, Macuphu, Potsane, Kobedi, De Jong.

Subs: Mpoto, Ncobeni, Phalane, Pelembe, Masuki, Msomi, Cele, Gamildien, Shezi

Kaizer Chiefs XI: Bvuma, Blom, Ngezana, Kwinika, Frosler, Alexander, Sithebe, Maart, Du Preez, Dolly, Billiat.

Subs: Petersen, Nj. Ngcobo, Solomons, Mashiane, Matlou, Radebe, Nk, Ngcobo, Sekgota, Shabalala.



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