After losing 7-4 to Inner City wounded VHS Academy knocked down Nathi Stars FC 3-1. This match took place on 16 February at Chris Hani Sports Complex, Orange Farm. This was a huge achievement for the Academy since Nathi Stars is one of the best and hard to beat.
After the previous match VHS head coach Wisani Rebimimade a promise to his fans that he will pull up his socks on his next game. VHS Academy drew first blood in the first five minutes and after scoring they tighten up their defence and kept on attacking searching for more goals.
Nathi Stars were under siege for the rest of the first half and were forced to play half ground. Thefirst half ended 1-0 VHS in the lead. In the second half Nathi Stars formed 4-4-2 formation which created chances of equalising. Their plan worked as they managed to equalise to 1-1 draw. But VHS were not shaken by the equaliser. They continued where they left in the first half, leading to their second goaland that brought smiles and happiness to the team.
Their head coach Wisani Rebimi shared his thoughts about the match. “On our previous games my boys didn’t perform well on the field. But I’m glad I have managed to fix my drawing board as early as I could. We have played four games we won two and lost two,” Said Rebimi. Starscoach Themba Vilakazi said: “We were supposed to win this match but wemisusedmany opportunities. We have a weak team sheet our players don’t come to the gym every day. Some players are lacking the stamina.”
Caption: All in action between VHS Academy FC and Nathi Stars FC.
Caption: Nathi Stars FC