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Maskandi Vs Hip Hop Football Match Review, Highlights & Winner

Check out the highlights from the much talked about soccer match between SA Hip Hop and which held on Tuesday night.

We would all agree that we have had some fun this year even with all that’s been happening around us. When “Mali Eningi” hit maker, announced the soccer match between SA Hip Hop artists and artists, we had no idea that it would be as entertaining as it turned out to be.

Match Date & Players

The match happened on Tuesday, August 10 at 6:30PM and was Livestreamed via Zulu’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. The SA Hip Hop FC was represented by Sjava, Kwesta, AKA, Sho Madjozi, Donald, Riky Rick, Zakes Bantwini, Reason, and rising star, Blxckie. The scene was represented by top names including P. Manenzhe, Ntencane, Inkosi Yamagcokama, Njoko, Dumakahle, Ngiga, Tshatha, Mzukulu, Umapensela, Ngalo V, and Jaiva Zimnike.

Social Media Trend

The game turned out to have some favourites who made it a very entertaining watch. The hashtag #MaskandiVShiphop trended heavily on social media as viewers shared their opinions on the match. Many hailed the commentators for adding the spice it needed.

Trophy

The trophy for the event was sponsored by rapper, JR, and commentator, Mpho Letsholonyane called it a “great match indeed”. Viewers noted that there was no dull moment from the beginning of the match until it ended. They also hailed and who were basically the most talked about players of the event.

Representing The Ladies

Viewers were elated seeing Sho as the only woman in the Hip Hop team. Of course, she earned her place there. Her entrance into the field has been considered one of the major highlights of the evening. Viewers noted that the commentators also made it quite memorable. Before joining the match, Shocould be heard saying “what’s going on?” “Who is this?” “Is this Sho Madjozi? what does she want here?“. She also did not disappoint as she let her “Limpopo Champions League” side dominate evening.

AKAPogba Vs Moment

AKA, on the other hand, earned himself the title of the night’s “Man Of The Match”. We had no idea he was such a talented player. The “Cross My Heart” star turned out to be a sight to behold during the match, where he showed off some of his enviable skills.

Hip Hop fans went nuts when he scored a penalty. This earned him the title “AKAPogba”. The hashtag #AKAPogba trended on Twitter alongside #MaskandiVShiphop. The “Energy” star also gave a perfect assist which left viewers feeling like the Hip Hop scene is not his entire calling. Social media was flooded with reactions to his performance during the entire match; something worth viewing.

Displayed His Footbal Skills

Sjava, an ex-football player, also did not disappoint. Viewers noted that he had not lost touch since joining the music industry. The “Linda” rapper was previously a player for the Tiger Boys at Zone 14. He let that side of him show from the beginning of the match until it ended.

Kwesta Lost A Penalty Shootout

Following a 2 goals score for both sides, the match was moved to a penalty shootout. Hearts sank when Kwesta lost a penalty. Fortunately for Hip Hop fans.

Donald For The Rescue

Donald came around to save the evening. The talented singer was another much talked about person. You could as well call him the saviour Hip Hop needed. He blew minds when he scored the penalty giving SA Hip Hop scene the goal they needed to take home the trophy. The score sent happy waves through social media leaving the Hip Hop scene as the winners for the night.

The Winner Goes To Hip Hop

The match ended with a score of 4-3; 4 for Hip Hop and 3 for Maskandi.

Watch the full match here.