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Tinkler Cries Foul After Carling Knockout Exit

Cape Town City head coach Eric Tinkler was left unhappy man after a penalty incident against Lamontville Golden Arrows.

City was in control of the match creating a lot of chances but failed to capitalise on them. The Cape Town-based side was then punished by Arrows with a great goal from Tebogo Tlolane.

Tinkler’s side fought their way back into the game with Tahir Goedeman scoring an equaliser inside 33 minutes after great combination play from City.

Abafana Bes’thende were awarded a penalty two minutes from the halftime break which left a bitter taste in Tinkler as Arrows took the lead once again.

Knox Mutizwa netted the third one to seal City’s exit into the Carling Knockout Cup.

Tinkler was unhappy after the game stating that the man in the middle denied them an opportunity to stand a chance to win the match.

“Not to be… It couldn’t be if there wasn’t a certain person in the middle of the field not really giving us a chance,” Tinkler told SupersportTV.

“I think as coaches it’s hard to accept. If you gonna give a penalty for a specific reason and then it happens the same on the opposite side then you have to also give a penalty.

“You can’t choose which ones you want to give. Consistency is extremely important; we didn’t see that consistency.”

Sinethemba Makonco
Sinethemba Makonco
Sinethemba Makonco is one of South Africa's brightest up-and-coming football journalists. Makonco shot to prominence on social media as a reliable source for South African football news and transfer stories, and is currently working as a junior journalist at iDiski Times.