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Blast from the past: Langeveldt bags hat-trick to give SA ...


Blast from the past: Langeveldt bags hat-trick to give SA last-gasp win

Sports reporter

Today in SA sports history: May 11

1980 — Simon “Bull” Lehoko scores from a 35 metre free kick to help Kaizer Chiefs to a 2-1 victory over Pilkington United Brothers in the second leg of the Champion of Champions final at Orlando Stadium for an aggregate 3-1 win. The other two goals by Chiefs in the two matches were own goals by PUB, who were lying bottom of the league at the time.

1980 — Desire Wilson and her British partner Alain de Cadenet win the six-hour world sports car championships at Silverstone against all odds. With 90 minutes to go Wilson was given a one-lap penalty for cutting across the chicane after the gears of her car jammed, but she fought back to win the race by 18 seconds...

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