8.11.2020 07:42 pm
With a little luck he could have scored today as well. But that is not always important (that he scores) what’s important is that he also assists,” explained the German mentor.
Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer has revealed that Zakhele Lepasa will be one of the best strikers in the country in the next few months, when he has learnt to be a little less focused on getting himself onto the score sheet and understands that he sometimes has to be a provider for others.
Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt says the 3-0 scoreline his team suffered in Saturday’s Soweto derby loss to Orlando Pirates was not the true reflection of the game.
Josef Zinnbauer might have been ecstatic with his Orlando Pirates’s side 3-0 victory in the first leg of the MTN8 over Kaizer Chiefs, but the German born coach couldn’t show his happiness as he is going through personal family matters back at home.
Orlando Pirates have placed themselves one foot into the final of the MTN8 after beating Kaizer Chiefs 3-0 in the first leg at the Orlando stadium on Saturday.
Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of this MTN8 semifinals first leg between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs at Orlando Stadium.
The fact that this will be Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt’s first Soweto derby when Amakhosi take on Orlando Pirates in the the first leg of the MTN8 semifinals at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday doesn’t really mean much, says Bucs coach Josef Zinnbauer.
Gavin Hunt believes in keeping things simple and not over-feeding the players with information, analysis and tactics as he finds they tend to feel overwhelmed.
Kaitano Tembo is excited about the prospect of reaching the MTN8 final for a third time in charge of SuperSport United and what would be the fourth on the trot for the club.
It will be a weird derby whatever happens, with no fans allowed inside the stadium, but there are plenty of talking points ahead of Saturday’s epic showdown.
Daine Klate has won the competition four times as a player and Josta Dladla won it with both Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs.
Mamelodi Sundowns were the biggest casualty in the first round of the MTN8 this past weekend.
“There is no reason for me to be agitated, I believe we did what we had to do but unfortunately we did not get the result we wanted,” said the Sundowns joint head coach.
“There is this youngster we have… what’s his name again?,” said Hunt trying to remember. Njabulo Blom is one of the young players at Kaizer Chiefs who have thrown their hands up to indicate their availability to be a part of the team that coach Gavin Hunt is trying to build at Naturena.
The two sides will have to play both legs of the semifinal behind closed doors, but the encounter should still provide great excitement for fans of both Soweto giants.
Victor Letsoalo pops up with a second half header to send Celtic into the semifinals and leave Rulani Mokwena, Manqoba Mngqithi and Steve Komphela with egg on their faces.