Premier League: AmaZulu liquidates Kaizer Chiefs 4-0

DURBAN. AmaZulu demolishes Kaizer Chiefs 4-0 with goals of

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DURBAN. AmaZulu demolishes Kaizer Chiefs 4-0 with goals of Dumisani Zuma (14′), Ramahlwe Mphahlele (38′), Junior Dion (45′) and Bongi Ntuli (90′). Kaizer Chiefs lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).

Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana missed a decisive penalty (16′). That would have allowed Kaizer Chiefs to draw the match.​

The match was played at the Moses Mabhida Stadium stadium in Durban on Friday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Masixole Bambiso who had the assistance of Athenkosi Ndongeni and Sibusiso Sisilana. The 4th official was Xolani Hlatshwayo. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot around 25.6 degrees Celsius or 78.03 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 89%.​

Match Statistics

Kaizer Chiefs was in firm control of the ball 57% while AmaZulu was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Kaizer Chiefs was more aggressive with 118 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 1 were on target. Notwithstanding, AmaZulu succeeded in find the solution to win this contest.​

AmaZulu shot 7 times, 5 on target, 2 off target. On the opposite side, Kaizer Chiefs shot 15 times, 1 on target, 14 off target.


AmaZulu received 3 yellow cards (Makhehlene Makhaula, Veli Mothwa and Msindisi Ndlovu). Talking about the opposition, Kaizer Chiefs received 1 yellow card (Edmilson Dove).

After playing this match, AmaZulu will have 18 points like TS Galaxy and Sekhukhune United to stay in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Kaizer Chiefs will stay with 24 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 14'

    Dumisani Zuma

  • 16'

    Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana

    Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana

  • 27'

    Makhehlene Makhaula

  • 35'

    Edmilson Dove

  • 38'

    Ramahlwe Mphahlele

    George Maluleka

  • 42'

    R. Malepe

    Makhehlene Makhaula

  • 45'

    Junior Dion

  • 53'

    Kgaogelo Sekgota

    Mduduzi Shabalala

  • 56'

    Msindisi Ndlovu

    Thabo Qalinge

  • 57'

    Dillan Solomons

    Happy Mashiane

  • 64'

    Sphesihle Maduna

    Dumisani Zuma

  • 65'

    Larry Bwalya

    George Maluleka

  • 65'

    Bongi Ntuli

    Junior Dion

  • 74'

    Wandile Duba

    Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana

  • 78'

    Veli Mothwa

  • 82'

    Msindisi Ndlovu

  • 90'

    Bongi Ntuli

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, AmaZulu will host Marumo Gallants FC on the 21st of January with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of AmaZulu (3 draws).

Kaizer Chiefs will host Mamelodi Sundowns on the 21st of January with a 13-13 head to head statistic.

AmaZulu: Formation and Lineups

AmaZulu adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Romain Folz chose to play with the following team: Veli Mothwa, Thembela Sikhakhane, Abbubaker Mobara, Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Riaan Hanamub, Makhehlene Makhaula, George Maluleka, Dumisani Zuma, Hendrick Ekstein, Thabo Qalinge and Sede Junior Dion.


AmaZulu made 5 changes: Makhehlene Makhaula for R. Malepe (42′), Thabo Qalinge for Msindisi Ndlovu (56′), Dumisani Zuma for Sphesihle Maduna (64′), George Maluleka for Larry Bwalya (65′) and Junior Dion for Bongi Ntuli (65′).

Kaizer Chiefs: Formation and Lineups

Also Kaizer Chiefs adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Regarding the opposition, Arthur Zwane played with: Itumeleng Khune, Reeve Frosler, Zitha Kwinika, Happy Mashiane, Edmilson Gabriel Dove, Yusuf Maart, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana, Mduduzi Shabalala, Samkelo Zwane and Ashley Du Preez.


Kaizer Chiefs made 3 changes: Mduduzi Shabalala for Kgaogelo Sekgota (53′), Happy Mashiane for Dillan Solomons (57′) and Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana for Wandile Duba (74′).

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