23.2.2020 05:14 pm
Mamelodi Sundowns were made to sweat by Vaal University of Technology on Sunday, but they eventually beat the minnows 2-0 and advanced to the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup.
The win did not come easy as Downs were made to sweat, particularly in the first stanza where the minnows proved to be very stubborn at the back.
Highlands Park host a wounded Kaizer Chiefs outfit in what is expected to be a thrilling Nedbank Cup last 16 match at Makhulong Stadium today.
Black Leopards are the first team in the quarterfinals of the 2020 Nedbank Cup, after beating Amavarara 2-0 at the Thohoyandou Stadium on Friday night.
Maritzburg United defender Siyanda Xulu found himself in a situation that would be embarrassing to some when he was substituted at half time against his former team Kaizer Chiefs.
Following Orlando Pirates’ exit from the Nedbank Cup, all eyes will be on Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns this weekend to see if they will also fall or go through to the next round of the competition.
Phakaaathi editor Jonty Mark looks at three things to look out for in the Nedbank Cup this weekend, including whether Itumeleng Khune can put in the kind of show that has Kaizer Chiefs fans baying even more for his restoration as Amakhosi number one.
Jomo Cosmos coach and owner Jomo Sono believes adding all-round players in the Orlando Pirates squad will help them win trophies.
Absalom “Scara” Thindwa says the efforts of the team, not individuals, have lifted Kaizer Chiefs to the summit of the Absa Premiership log.
Thulani Hlatshwayo has sent a warning to Kaizer Chiefs, saying sides have begun to work out the way Amakhosi play, which is a reason why their form has slipped in 2020.
Under normal circumstances, Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane would not bother to go to the stadium to watch a team that his side are going to play against, and that is because he has the luxury of sending his scouts.
Vaal University of Technology (VUT) coach Stanford Nkoane believes that his side is capable of causing an upset against Mamelodi Sundowns.
Highlands Park assistant coach Allan Freese says their aim is to be in the draw for the quarterfinals of the Nedbank Cup.
The Premier Soccer League Disciplinary Committee has finally handed down its verdict in the assault charge against Mamelodi Sundowns forward Gaston Sirino.
Lebogang Manyama has been Kaizer Chiefs’ set-piece specialists this season with almost half of his many assists coming from either a corner kick or free-kick.
Phakaaathi presents live blow-by-blow coverage of Percy Tau (and Club Brugge) as they take on Manchester United in the last 32 of the Uefa Europa League.