2 early goals from Bantu costed Liphakoe in an encounter at packed Maputsoe DIFA Ground.
Liphakoe who started with a good pace conceded and early 3 minutes goal from Bantu’s Lazola strike who used his pace and took a shot unmarked which passed Chaba at the near post.
Basia Letuka got a pass to Lehlohonolo Matsau in the eighteens and his first touch got him to a swarm of Bantu attackers, Litsepe Marabe took a ball on his foot, Basia was late on a ball and fouled the attacker. Bantu scored a second goal from a spot-kick by Hlompho Kalake.
Neo Skosana’s free header went off-target after he directed it to the far-post from Sedisa,captain Mohau Rammoneng curled it direct to his head to console Liphakoe.
Khotso Thejane was buffeted by a swarm of Bantu defenders but more than did his bit to feed Neo Skosana. The Liphakoe veteran skilfully curled the ball over to Sedisa who just saved it at near post.
A good combination from a counter attack by Liphakoe, Mocoane Ntema, the Ladybrand born winger combined well with Neo Skosana and assisted from a curler made by Skosana that gave Liphakoe a goal they will never forget to make a score 2-1.
Mokone Marabe who came in as a substitute got a chance from a set-piece with his header, Tankiso Chaba saved it to the cross-bar.
Another chance from Liphakoe in a counter attack, Moena Moalosi curled a cross to the far side, Neo Skosana and Lehlohonolo Matsau were in the same position and Skosana connected with it off-target above the post.
Bantu got a chance from the free-kick with few minutes left before last whistle, Kalake directed it to Chaba and saw the back of the net as a final scoring of a beautiful football at Maputsoe DIFA Ground.
Liphakoe lost 3-1 against Bantu in their third game of the season,we are staying at the bottom of the log Standings above Swallows and Lijabatho despite being the early beginning of the season.