This is the Buccaneers’ first trophy since back in 2014, when they lifted the Nedbank Cup. 
“I think for me this time around if Celtic win this it will change a lot of things for the club, supporters, players, management, coaching staff and everybody that has been loyal to the club,” he said.
The German tactician has managed to reach his first final since arriving in the country last year in December.
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.
The Kaizer Chiefs head coach says he knows what he needs to do at Amakhosi despite a bleak start to the season that has seen them win just two of six matches in all competitions.
The two legged MTN8 semifinal ends in humiliation for Amakhosi as second half goals from Fortune Makaringe and Linda Mntambo give the Buccaneers a massive aggregate victory.

local soccer Maduka has his eyes on the prize after Celtic reach MTN8 final

“It is very important for us to go out there and win the cup for the team, it has been a long time. This is our second cup final and we just hope that things go according to our plan,” said the Celtic head coach.

local soccer Celtic knock out champions to set up final with Soweto giants

Celtic beat Matsatsantsa A Pitori 1-0 in the second-leg to win the tie 2-1  on aggregate, after the two teams drew 1-1 in the first-leg a week ago in the capital city

local soccer Daniels and Khumalo are putting in a good shift, insists SuperSport coach Tembo

Daniels and Khumalo, somehow can’t sync their wealth of experience as they were caught out of position when Mabena pierced through the heart of Tembo’s defence.

local soccer Celtic take valuable away goal against SuperSport 

Bloemfontein Celtic weathered the storm to chisel out a valuable away goal against SuperSport United in the MTN8 first-leg semifinal at the Lucas Moripe Stadium, with the game finishing in a 1-1 draw.    

local soccer Chiefs coach Hunt bemoans missed chances in Soweto derby loss to Pirates

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.

local soccer Family matters prevent Zinnbauer from celebrating Soweto derby win against Chiefs

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. 

local soccer Pirates cruise past Chiefs in Soweto derby

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.

local soccer Blow by blow: Orlando Pirates vs Kaizer Chiefs

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of this MTN8 semifinals first leg between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs at Orlando Stadium.

local soccer ‘Rested’ Chiefs have an advantage, says Pirates coach Zinnbauer

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. 

local soccer Kaizer Chiefs players will not be over-coached, says Hunt

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.

local soccer Kaitano Tembo eyes third MTN8 final with SuperSport

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.

local soccer Five things to look out for as Orlando Pirates meet Kaizer Chiefs in the MTN8 semis

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.

local soccer WATCH: Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates legends discuss the MTN8 Soweto derby semifinal

Daine Klate has won the competition four times as a player and Josta Dladla won it with both Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs.

local soccer Five things we learned from MTN8 this weekend

Mamelodi Sundowns were the biggest casualty in the first round of the MTN8 this past weekend.



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