Ricardo Nascimento scored within the first minute as Royal AM kicked off the brand new league season with a hard-fought 1-0 win over the Kaizer Chiefs at Chatswroth Stadium on Saturday.
The previous Mamelodi Sundowns defender discovered the underside of the online, stabbing dwelling after a run into the field with Amakhosi failing to correctly block a set-piece.
It was a brand new Chiefs look created by supervisor Arthur Zwane with new signings Zitha Kwinika, Siyethemba Sithebe, Yusuf Maart and Ashley Du Preez beginning the bout.
After being surprised from conceding the primary aim so early, Amakhosi slowly started to enter the conflict and Du Preez was presupposed to equalize within the twenty sixth minute however was dismissed by dwelling keeper Hugo Nyame.
Royal AM have been anchored for many of the second half however regarded harmful on the break and with one in all these alternatives Nascimento might have doubled the lead, however Chiefs stopper Bruce Bvuma produced a shocking save.
Amakhosi threw all the things into assault within the last phases with one other rookie Dillan Solomons making an look off the bench.
The Soweto giants, nonetheless, failed to interrupt down the stable protection of the hosts, who resisted successful the utmost factors from the match.
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