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Zwane Explains How Du Preez Injury Affected Chiefs

Zwane Explains How Du Preez Injury Affected Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs coach Arthur Zwane has explained how the injury of Ashley Du Preez affected Amakhosi’s game plans and which player was supposed to replace him. Du Preez picked up an injury in the build-up to Chiefs’ game against Sundowns, missing out on the 4-0 drubbing at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. After the match, Zwane said he tried to replace Du Preez with Dillan Solomons because they have similar characteristics. “Yesterday when Ash started training he gave us that hope but when he pulled out of the training now we have to restructure, how we’re...
Riveiro – If We Play This Game 50 Times, We Win 49

Riveiro – If We Play This Game 50 Times, We Win 49

Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro has cut a frustrated figure with his side’s finishing against Chippa United on Sunday. The Buccaneers lost 1-0 at Orlando Stadium to Daine Klate’s Chilliboys, leaving Pirates with four points on the log. After the game, Riveiro lamented his side’s finishing “Game under control from the start until the end, unless maybe one transition I remember in the first half behind Olisah that Richard has to work,” he said after the match. “I don’t remember any other action where we were...
Klate On Emotional Reaction After Beating Pirates

Klate On Emotional Reaction After Beating Pirates

Chippa United head coach Daine Klate has sought to explain his emotional reaction after beating his former club Orlando Pirates at Orlando Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Klate secured his first win as a head coach in the DStv Premiership with Tanzania international defender Abdi Banda scoring an 85th-minute header to secure all three points. “I think we have to compliment the players, I think they were fantastic, Banda, the goal was unbelievable – the build-up to the goal for me, Aviwe in the corner there, he was clever, creating a corner out...
Mokwena Excited About ‘Special’ Talent

Mokwena Excited About ‘Special’ Talent

While Rulani Mokwena didn’t want to get ahead of himself, the Mamelodi Sundowns co-head coach has spoken of a very special young talent now training with the first team. Sundowns were preparing for Saturday afternoon’s fixture against Kaizer Chiefs in the DStv Premiership, and hosted a media day on Thursday. During the press conference, Mokwena commented about young Thando Nkosi, the former School of Excellence graduate, who Mokwena believes has the potential to become a star. “There’s an exciting youngster that’s training...
Klate Leads Chippa To Victory At Orlando Stadium

Klate Leads Chippa To Victory At Orlando Stadium

Orlando Pirates suffered a dramatic 1-0 to Daine Klate’s Chippa United in their DStv Premiership clash at Orlando Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Pirates came into the game knowing three points could elevate them into the top-three after three rounds of fixtures and despite another attack-minded display, their lack of cutting edge, as was the case in the 2021/22 campaign, continued to be their Achilles heel. Jose Riveiro previously stated they would look for motivation from the home supporters this season and they once again came in their numbers up...