Kaizer Chiefs U-13, U-15 and U-17 teams were victorious on their travels on Saturday as they recorded victories over their counterparts from the Elspark United Academy. The young Amakhosi began Saturday’s clashes with successive victories for the U-13 and U-15 teams, while the U-17s won later on Saturday morning. However, the U-19’s suffered a narrow 2-1 loss.
U-13: Elspark United Academy 0-2 Kaizer Chiefs
(Nkandla 52’, Carter 54’)
Chiefs U-13 team bounced back from their loss a week ago to Wits Juniors by winning 2-0 on the road on Saturday against Elspark. After a goalless first half, the young Amakhosi broke the deadlock in the second half by scoring two goals in quick succession to decide the game. Musa Nkandla netted in the 52nd minute while Travis Carter scored two minutes later to settle the game and earn Chiefs the points.
U-15: Elspark United Academy 0-3 Kaizer Chiefs
(Mangwane 41’, Jwara 48’, Green 53’)
All it took was 12 minutes in the second half of the Chiefs U-15 team to score three goals and win their second game in succession as they defeated Elspark 30. It was goalless at half-time. Chiefs U-15s scored eleven minutes after the restart through Itumeleng Mangwane. They then added a second in the 48th minute through Phakamani Jwara, before Seth Green made the game and points certain with a third goal seven minutes from the end of the game.
U-17: Elspark United Academy 1-3 Kaizer Chiefs
(Maligudu 3’ 48 pen, Moloi 33’)
Chiefs’ U-17 team made it four wins in a row with a 3-1 triumph over their counterparts from Elspark United Academy. Tshipiwa Maligudu scored a brace with his first goal coming in the 3rd minute. He then converted a 48th minute penalty to score Chiefs third goal. In between Lesego Moloi scored for Chiefs who are keeping themselves in the hunt for the title with this win.
U-19: Elspark United Academy 2-1 Kaizer Chiefs
Chiefs’ U-19 team lost a close fought encounter 2-1 despite being the beneficiaries of an own goal. The Amakhosi U-19s who have had numerous changes to personnel put up a good display despite the result.