Blast from the past: Chiefs lose it as Swallows take flight

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Blast from the past: Chiefs lose it as Swallows take flight

Today in SA sports history: May 29

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Today in SA sports history: May 29

1983 — Kaizer Chiefs supporters throw missiles at team officials during their 0-2 league defeat to Moroka Swallows at Orlando Stadium in Soweto. Objecting to substitutions by coach Orlando Casares, they threw objects, including bottles and cans, that caused minor injuries.

1994 — Mbulelo Botile wins the South African bantamweight title in his 12th professional bout, scoring a split decision over experienced Derrick Whiteboy in Cape Town. Whiteboy, with eight successful defences since winning the belt in 1990, had a record of 34 wins, three losses and a draw. Botile never got to defend the belt, winning the IBF world crown 11 months later...

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