Player ratings of the Nedbank Cup final, the place Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila (TTM) defeated Chippa United 1-0 at Free State Stadium on Saturday night, with Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo scoring the a hit prolonged range strike within the 27th minute.
Washington Arubi: (4) Arubi had miniature to entire within the first half as his defence did well to maintain Chippa at bay. His commanding presence and expertise gave his team a lot assurance.
Ndivhuwo Ravhuhali: (5) The left back had a lot pause in cutting out Chippa’s attack and offered pork up to Thabo Rakhale, the winger playing in front of him.
Alfred Ndengane: (7) The stale Orlando Pirates defender equipped a suitable share of protection to his keeper and commanded his area well alongside his skipper and partner within the centre of the defence, Lehlohonolo Nonyane.
Diamond Thopola: (6) He no longer most efficient helped his team in defence at apt-back, however was able to transfer to attacking positions when his team had the ball. He customary his expertise well.
Lehlohonolo Nonyane: (6) Blended well with Alfred Ndengane within the centre of defence. He led the team well and showed leadership once they had been attacked as Chippa tried to obtain into the game.
Thabo Rakhale: (5) He saw miniature of the ball and failed to give his team the vital strength on the left. He spent a lot of time tucking internal however he did give Lerato Lamola a great chance to double his team’s lead immediately after the restart.
Miquel Timm: (7) He was steady and gave his team a lot of stability within the midfield the place he disturbed a chance of attacks that Chippa had been attempting to gain from the guts.
Thabo Mnyamane: (6) Mnyamane equipped width on the apt and gave his team alternatives once they had been on the front foot. Had a great shot at goal towards the tip and was denied by Watenga with apt a minute remaining.
Celimpilo Ngema: (8) He was influential, giving TTM a lot of certain passes going forward. He linked up well with goalscorer Ndlondlo, Thabo Mnyamane and Miquel Timm in TTM’s midfield.
Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo: (9) One in all the shortest and handiest players on the field. Scored a remarkable and history-making goal for TTM. He deserved his man-of-the-match award as his contribution was more than apt the goal he scored. Ndlondlo gave TTM the lead when scored a spectacular goal within the 27 minute, taking a strike to beat Rashid Watenga as the ball deflected off his skipper Frederick Nsabiyumva. It was goal deserving a bewitch for the R7-million prize money and a trophy, taking the PSL learners to next year’s Caf Confederation Cup.
Lerato Lamola: (5) He started well however faded as the game improved. Had to chase a lot as his team started to defend in numbers after taking the lead. He must gentle have scored apt after the restart when Rakhale equipped him with a great assist however shot straight at the Chippa goalkeeper.
Subs: Ednar Manaka, Tokelo Rantie, Brandon Theron failed to assist their team lengthen their lead.
Rashid Watenga: (5) The Ugandan had no chance to save Ndlondlo’s strike as the ball took a itsy-bitsy deflection from his skipper Frederic Nsabiyumva’s head.
Frederic Nsabiyumva: (5) The Chippa skipper was unlucky with the deflection whereas attempting to deal with Ndlondlo’s prolonged-range strike. Nsabiyumva saved the stability at the back regardless of his team’s setback.
Nyiko Mobbie: (6) The Chippa apt-back was the usual self, attempting to assist his team when going forward. He, on the alternative hand, had to maintain an witness on Rakhale.
Thabiso Lebitso: (6) He had a great chance to search out an equaliser for his team within the first half however ballooned the ball over the bar.
Riaan Hanamub: (5) The left back had miniature to entire in serving to his team enhance from Ndlondlo’s strike. He had to maintain an witness on Mnyamane and couldn’t assist his team remarkable once they had to attack.
Sandile Mthethwa: (5) Love his skipper Nsabiyumva, Mthethwa couldn’t assist his keeper Watenga save Ndlondlo’s piledriver.
Thamsanqa Sangweni: (4) He was very ineffective and sluggish in offering his facet vital passes. Was one the Chippa players responsible of giving Ndlondlo a lot of space to take strike for the winner from deep within the midfield.
Augustine Kwem: (4) The Nigerian striker was no longer viewed as Mdlinzo and Lentjies had been also starved of possession. That Chippa had no shot on target in your entire first half was all the way down to Kwem no longer getting assists from his teammates.
Maloisane Mokhele: (4) Love Sangweni within the centre of midfield, Mokhele couldn’t assist his team remarkable in breaking TTM’s defence down on the left.
Sizwe Mdlinzo: (5) Mdlinzo was busy as always however very ineffective. As Chippa’s playmaker, he failed to hyperlink up with Kurt Lentjies and Kwem.
Kurt Lentjies: (5) Lentjies saw miniature of the ball however tried his handiest when he had half-chances. There wasn’t remarkable pork up he obtained from the players who had been supposed to give him and Kwem with the ball.
Subs: Ayabulela Konqobe, Eva Nga, Gregory Damons, Anthony Laffor and Mduduzi Sibeko had miniature time to change the of the game after coming on as 2d-half substitutes for the shedding facet.