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Maritzburg United has ended Chiefs title hopes after defeating them 1-0 on Tuesday 17 April 2012,at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane,Limpopo province.
The team of choice has done their homework and putting to much pressure on the glamour boys to get their important three points to stay away from the relegation battle with a different approach that payed the dividens at the end of the game.
It was a nice return of Maritzburg coach,Ernst Middendorp at Peter Mokaba Stadium,the venue where he and his former team Golden Arrows,caused a lot of complications in the Amakhosi camp back in September.
United made it clearly to the bottom clubs that they are willing to keep their status in the top league.They played well but it was on Chiefs side who wanted the win most to keep in touch to the log leaders.Maritzburg got their first away win all season at Peter Mokaba by defeating Chiefs.
The only goal that separated both teams came from the Zimbabwean striker Cuthbert Malajila on the 74th minutes.In the cause of the game Chiefs had a penalty decision turned down in the second half, a similar one to what Maritzburg had in the first half.
Chiefs had all their chances to win the game but they couldn't convert them and also failing impress under the new coaching staff Donald(Ace) Khuse,Doctor(16v) Khumalo and Arthur(10111) Zwane.This will be the worst season for the glamour boys ending it without a trophy.
Big up for the team of choice,keeping their hopes alive and possible to end the current season in the top flight football.Maritzburg will prove a point to the teams that are still going to play them in the remaining games after a positive results the got against Chiefs.