He will hope to build on the solid display in the months to come, while Muthonsi has been impressing all season for Galaxy in the GladAfrica Championship. There would be no fairytale return to this stage for the Mpumalanga-based side though as coach Dan MaleselaвЂ™s men were outclassed on the night by a Chippa side that reached the Nedbank Cup semifinals in two of the previous three seasons. After an even first half in which both sides created half-chances, the deadlock was finally broken on 63 minutes with Gamildien, who has been a tormentor of Galaxy in the past, opened the scoring with a rocket-shot from 30-yards. The home side doubled their advantage a little over 10 minutes later when Nigerian forward Kwem profited from a mistake by Galaxy goalkeeper Ludwe Mpakumpaku to tap into an empty net.
В Chippa handed a start to former Nedbank Ke Yona Team graduate Thabiso Lebitso, while Galaxy had fellow Ke Yona Team alumni Jeremiah Mathonsi in heir line-up. The pair took the number of Ke Yona Team players to feature in the Nedbank Cup to 12, a list that grows every year as more and more top talent is unearthed. Lebitso proved lively with his forward play and impressed in what was just his second appearance for Chippa and first ever start.
Chippa United vs Cape Town City Head to Head - AiScore
Ke Yona Team stars clash as Chippa sink Galaxy05 February 2020 Ruzaigh Gamildien and Augustine Kwem scored second-half goals as Chippa United inflicted a 3-0 defeat on defending champions TS Galaxy at a wet Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium as the Nedbank Cup Last 32 got off to an exciting start on Wednesday. Second-tier Galaxy had rocketed to the title last year with their defeat of Kaizer Chiefs in the final, but fizzled out in the rain as Premier League Chippa proved too strong on the night. It is the third season in a row in which the Nedbank Cup champions have been eliminated at the start of their title defence, after SuperSport United in 2018 and Free State Stars last year.