POWER CITY UNITED HUMBLES SWARAJ FC
By: Mondli Ngubane
Power City United beat Swaraj FC 3-1 in the Durban Central Albert Park league at Albert Park on Sunday afternoon.
Swaraj FC were the first to score in the 18th minutes after Nhlanhla Ngomane made a great run from the centre dribbling defenders and scored a great goal.
Just after 20th minutes after the opening goal, Swaraj FC defenders make an error which saw United striker Njabulo Mwelase, finding an equaliser.
S’boniso Maluleka made no mistake and give United a lead in the 36th minutes after Swaraj FC considered a free kick in the dangerous position.
In the second half, Swaraj FC came more rejuvenated and nearly gets an equaliser when striker Ngomane fired from long range but the ball hit the cross bar.
A nice combination in the middle from Swaraj FC players saw United struggled to contain them but there was no end product.
Maluleka made a great run from deep to grab his brace and gave United a marginal lead in the 70th minutes after Swaraj FC were left vulnerable at the back.
Swaraj FC player, Nhlanhla Ngomane was showed a straight red card in the 73th minutes after his goal was disallowed and he insulted a referee.
The 10-men from the losing side pushed for the two goal cushion but it wasn’t meant to be as United snitched all three points.
United are now sitting comfortable on top of the table with 26 points and Swaraj FC behind with just four points.
Power City United will be looking to widen the gap when they take on Mayville FC at Mayville Sport Ground on Saturday 19 September 2015.