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Mohammed Anas scores 8th goal for Maritzburg United in 2-1 defeat to Black Aces

Mohammed Anas scores 8th goal for Maritzburg United in 2-1 defeat to Black Aces
LISTEN FEB 19, 2015

[caption id="attachment_283454" align="aligncenter" width="425"] Mohammed Anas[/caption]Ghanaian striker Mohammed Anas was on target for Maritzburg United in their 2-1 defeat to Mpumalanga Black Aces in a Nedbank Cup last 32 clash at Mbombela Stadium on Wednesday.The 20-year-old grabbed a consolation for the Team of Choice as they suffered elimination in Nelspruit.There were early chances for both sides as Virgil Vries made an outstanding save to deny Collins Mbesuma before Thami Mkhize had his effort cleared off the Aces line.Lehlohonolo Nonyane opened the scoring for the hosts with a well taken free kick from the edge of the box after 27 minutes.The Team of Choice had chances through Mondli Cele and then De Jongh and Zulu after the break, but could not get on the score-sheet.Instead it was Aces who were to double their lead on 60 minutes through a Dino Ndlovu goal.Maritzburg were given a glimmer of hope in the 75th minute when Mohamed Anas kept up his good scoring record of late to reduce the deficit to one.Buoyed by the goal, the Team of Chocie pushed hard for an equalizer in an exciting final 10 minutes, but could not find their way past a resilient home defence.The Ghanaian has now scored eight goals in all competitions this term.

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