Dinaledi FC Suffer Semi-Final Defeat

Mamelodi Sundowns stars Ricardo Goss, Gaston Sirino, Kermit Erasmus and Gift Motupa started for Dinaledi FC in the inaugural DStv Compact Cup on Saturday against Coastal United at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Dinaledi were unfortunate to not advance to the final of the Compact Cup after the Coastal side netted three goals to head into the final stages of the tournament next week Saturday, 29 January at the FNB Stadium.

Despite their loss, Dinaledi came out guns blazing minutes from halftime with shots from Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo of Marumo Gallants and Motupa, only for Sirino to see his penalty-kick saved by the opposition. The inland representatives had a formidable line up though could not create clear chances, a couple of changes were made, Lesedi Kapinga came on, while Sirino and Motupa made their way off the pitch.

Dinaledi FC will play for third and fourth position in the second round of the competition in Johannesburg against Amabutho FC, who lost to the Warriors in the second fixture of the viewer’s choice.

How the team’s lined-up

Dinaledi: Goss, De Reuck, Mobbie, Fleurs, Nonyane, Sirino, Mokoena, Mbule, Nldondlo, Erasmus, Motupa.

Coastal United: Masuluke, Mashego, Fielies, Johannes, Farmer, Nodada, Makola, Ngele, Sinkala, Makgopa, Du Preez.