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MTN8: Chiefs fall, McCarthy bags first win

MTN8: Chiefs fall, McCarthy bags first win
From ESPN - August 12, 2017

Kaizer Chiefs exited South Africa's MTN8 competition at the first hurdle after a 1-0 quarterfinal loss to SuperSport United, while Benni McCarthy led Cape Town City past Polokwane City on Saturday.

Chiefs coach Steve Komphela, under huge pressure this season after a barren campaign last term, has got off to the worst start in the 2017-18 season after his side crashed out of the top eight cup at the quarterfinal stage.

Despite dominating against SuperSport, it was Eric Tinkler's side that emerged victorious at Moses Mabhida Stadium thanks to an early Jeremy Brockie goal and a stubborn defensive display thereafter.

The Soweto side hit the woodwork three times in the match and also had a goal disallowed in stoppage time after Joseph Molangoane was flagged for offside in the build-up.

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