12.12.2020 09:35 pm
Phunya Sele-Sele lost 2-1 to the Buccaneers as the Free State outfit played with 10 players on the pitch after Ronald Pfumidzai got a red card for fouling Thembinkosi Lorch inside the box.
It wasn’t a result he had hoped for, but Bloemfontein Celtic coach John Maduka believes his charges did their best to try and win their MTN8 final tie against Orlando Pirates at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday.
“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.
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
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.
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.
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.