Chaos reigns in Matebele, Matebejana match

Ball watching: Matebele (blue) produced a late rally to beat Matebejana PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Ball watching: Matebele (blue) produced a late rally to beat Matebejana PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

The ugly head of hooliganism was once again on display to spoil what was an otherwise exciting First Division South duel between leaders, Matebele and relegation-threatened Matebejana at the Holy Ghost Park on Saturday.

A free-for-all brawl broke out the minute after the referee red carded Matebele goalkeeper, Kenalemang Neo. After a goalless first half, the game sparked into life on the hour, albeit for all the wrong reasons.

Matebejana broke on the counter, which forced Neo to commit a dangerous tackle inside the box. The tackle gave birth to a fierce fight as there was a lot of shoving and fists were exchanged between Neo and one of the Matebejana players. The referee did not hesitate but reach for his pocket and sent Neo for an early shower for his actions in the 63rd minute.


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