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Golden arrows advance into the quarter finals if the carling knockout cup.

Image via @GoldenArrows twitter

Golden Arrows secure victory in Carling Knockout Cup Clash

It was a game of missed opportunities, equalizers, and a penalty that ultimately sealed the fate of the match.

golden arrows

Golden arrows advance into the quarter finals if the carling knockout cup.

Image via @GoldenArrows twitter

The first half saw Cape Town City and Golden Arrows create numerous chances in front of goal.

A Game of Near Misses in the First Half

In the 20th minute, they were awarded a free kick near the box. However, Darwin González’s attempt to convert the set-piece into a goal went wide of the far post.

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Golden Arrows also had their fair share of chances in the first half, including a free kick in the 19th minute, but they couldn’t capitalise on them.

Marc Van Heerdan came close to putting Cape Town City in the lead with a powerful volley in the 21st minute, but Golden Arrows’ goalkeeper Olufemi Kayode made a brilliant save.

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Tebogo Tlolane’s Cracker: Golden Arrows Take the Lead

The breakthrough finally came in the 28th minute when Golden Arrows’ central midfielder, Tebogo Tlolane, unleashed a cracker of a goal to give his team the lead.

Taahir Goedeman Equalises for Cape Town City

However, Cape Town City quickly responded, and seven minutes later, Taahir Goedeman equalized for the Western Cape side. Both sides went into the break level.

Golden Arrows Extend their Lead

The second half started with a penalty being awarded to Golden Arrows after the ball struck Thabo Nodada’s hand off the crossbar.

Nduduzo Sibiya calmly converted the penalty, putting Golden Arrows back in the lead. Despite Cape Town City’s attempts at goal, they were unable to find the back of the net.

On the other hand, Arrows extended their lead in the 54th minute when a well-taken cross was neatly slotted in by Knox Mutizwa, making it 3-1 in favor of Golden Arrows.

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It was a disappointing result for Cape Town City, who created several scoring opportunities but failed to convert them into goals.

With this victory, Abafana bes’thende have secured their spot in the next stage of the Carling Knockout Cup.

They will now face AmaZulu FC in the last 8 of the carling knockout cup.