Maritzburg have the opportunity to raise the flag of the province high this Saturday when they take on Mamelodi Sundowns in the Telkom Knockout final at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.
Unfamiliar defence scuppered Chiefs
I think that a reshuffled Kaizer Chiefs defence was the main problem in their Telkom Knockout loss to Maritzburg United on the weekend.
Middendorp got it wrong, and paid the hard price for it
Ernst Middendorp took a gamble with his inexperienced defence in the Telkom Knockout semifinals match against Maritzburg United last Sunday and unfortunately for it – and like every gamble – it didn’t work out.
Kaizer Chiefs said goodbye to their Telkom Knockout title dream this past weekend after suffering a 2-1 defeat to Maritzburg United at Mbombela Stadium.
Eric Tinkler leads this week’s team of the week after managing to guide Maritzburg United past Kaizer Chiefs in the semifinals of the Telkom Knockout, when they beat Amakhosi 2-1.
Maritzburg United caused a big upset when they knocked Kaizer Chiefs out of the Telkom Knockout this weekend.

Telkom Knockout News We should have slaughtered Chiefs – Tinkler

Maritzburg United coach Eric Tinkler believes his team should have won by a bigger margin in their shock victory over Kaizer Chiefs in the Telkom Knockout semifinals over the weekend. 

Telkom Knockout News Maritzburg deserved to win against Chiefs – Middendorp

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has conceded that Maritzburg United were the deserved winners this past weekend.

Telkom Knockout News Sundowns coach Pitso explains Kekana’s substitution

“I scarified Kekana because we were 2-0 up and we took the risk of not going forward or playing well,” said Mosimane.

Telkom Knockout News Maritzburg prolong Chiefs’ cup drought

Kaizer Chiefs disappointed their fans by not reaching their final of the Telkom Knockout Cup.

Telkom Knockout News Chiefs’ key men ahead of TKO semifinals

Under Ernst Middendorp, Kaizer Chiefs have been built to be a unit that fights together with little space for individual brilliance.

Telkom Knockout News WATCH: Will the dream TKO final come true this weekend?

Will Sundowns and Chiefs emerge victorious and make sure that the dream final comes true or will Arrows and Maritzburg make it a KZN derby final?

Telkom Knockout News Sundowns want Chiefs in the TKO Final

If Downs get past Arrows and Chiefs edge the Team of Choice in Soweto, Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana says it would be a great spectacle for both sets of supporters.

Telkom Knockout News Tinkler would have loved to play Chiefs at FNB Stadium

Tinkler said Amakhosi’s poor attendance record at the world famous World Cup final venue would have evened things out for his side.

Telkom Knockout News Cardoso hits back at ‘emotional’ Pirates coach Mokwena

Mokwena also accused Chiefs players of diving in reference to Bernard Parker’s penalty winning fall in the Soweto derby on November 9.

Telkom Knockout News ‘Happy’ Golden Arrows eye TKO Final

Abafana Bes’thende host Mamelodi Sundowns in the semifinals of the TKO at Clermont’s Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Telkom Knockout News Overexcited players will not make Chiefs team for Telkom semis

Kaizer Chiefs coach, Ernst Middendorp says players that are already thinking ahead to the final of the Telkom Knockout will not be in his team when they play Maritzburg United in the semifinals on Sunday.

Telkom Knockout News Sundowns players not focusing on internal feud at Chloorkop

Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana says whatever is going on is not affecting the players.

Telkom Knockout News Chiefs are fresh ahead of tough cup game, says Parker

Kaizer Chiefs’ utility player, Bernard Parker says the Fifa break came at the right time for them as they needed a little breather after a heavy schedule.

Telkom Knockout News Mngqithi dreaming of an operation ‘vat alles’ at Sundowns

In the modern era of South African football at least, no team has ever managed to clean-sweep everything on offer in one season.





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