Brandon Truter AmaZulu

AmaZulu interim coach Brandon Truter is set to keep the job. Photo: Backpagepix

AmaZulu WIN first match without Benni McCarthy at the helm

AmaZulu interim coach Brandon Truter got off to a winning start in the DStv Premiership with victory over bottom side Baroka FC on Wednesday.

Brandon Truter AmaZulu

AmaZulu interim coach Brandon Truter is set to keep the job. Photo: Backpagepix

AmaZulu interim coach Brandon Truter got off to a winning start in the DStv Premiership with a 1-0 victory over bottom side Baroka FC on Wednesday, 6 April.

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Usuthu were looking to change their fortunes with Truter in charge as they were without a league win in 2022 which led to the sacking of Benni McCarthy.

Baroka FC, meanwhile, suffered their fourth loss in five matches.

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With the match heading for a goalless stalemate, Luvuyo Memela snatched the winner in stoppage time with a header after a cross by Sphesihle Maduna.

AmaZulu will next be in action at home against Maritzburg United on Saturday, 16 April at 15:00.

TEAMS: BAROKA FC V AMAZULU

Baroka FC

Masuluke, Mphahlele, Makume, Farmer, Ngubane,  Bobete, Kambala, Masiya, Ndlovu, Sithole, Mkagopa

Substitutes: Chipezeze, Mbulu, Junior, Bombi, Goldstone,  Monama, Shozi, Mehlape, Maluleke

AmaZulu

Mothwa, Sikhakhane, Kunene, Gumede, Khumalo, Malepe, Makhaula, Ekstein, Memela, Qalinge, Majoro

Substitutes: Amonome, Zulu, Masilela, Mzava, Mlambo, Magaqa, Maduna, De Jong, Ntuli