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Ertugral Congratulates Pirates After Nedbank Cup Exit

Ertugral Congratulates Pirates After Nedbank Cup Exit

By Soccer Laduma - Feb 11, 2018 10:04 AM
It wasn’t a welcome return to the Orlando Stadium for Muhsin Ertugral, who watched his Ajax Cape Town side go down 2-0 to Orlando Pirates.
 
 
A brace from Bernard Morrison steered the Sea Robbers in the next round of the Nedbank Cup as they become the eight team into the draw for the last 16.
 
Ertugral believes that his former club was brilliant particularly in the second stanza, but believes they had them under complete control in the opening sequence.
 
“Congratulations to Pirates. Second half they were marvelous and brilliant. But I think the first 20 minutes, we had them completely under control. They had nowhere to go. We blocked them very well," Ertugral told SuperSport after the game.
 
“What happened then? The possibility of 200 goal chances and if one goes in, it’s a completely different game.
 
“Unfortunately, this kind of games when you concede one, then you need to open up tactically and obviously from that opening, they got the second one immediately after the break,” he explained during a post-match interview after the game.
 
The Urban Warriors are currently embroiled in a demotion tussle, and whether this result will put them on the back foot to beat the drop is not the case according to the Turk.
 
“I don’t think so. The important thing is that you need to bury your chances. We are a team that’s got a certain degree of possibilities," he added.
 
“We changed the team a lot tonight and gave others the opportunity. But I think first half I’m happy what I saw,” he said.


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leratosetlhogo Feb 12, 2018 11:31 AM
20min Team
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bkanyod Feb 12, 2018 05:45 AM
lol he blocked for 20min and he is proud
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@azzaniawest Feb 11, 2018 04:00 PM
AJAXEXIT
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Uzanentokozo Feb 11, 2018 01:59 PM
hard lucky mai outy
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chiefs is useless Feb 11, 2018 01:15 PM
you talk too much thats your problem wena murshin .you enjoy pleasing our enemies ....
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27822533213 Feb 11, 2018 12:40 PM
Block fc
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27822533213 Feb 11, 2018 12:39 PM
he mean dat he ws plyng 4 penalties
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setlaboswana Feb 11, 2018 12:34 PM
Ajax Cape Town played nonsense.
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mlungunomzulu Feb 11, 2018 12:02 PM
Why kick a man when is already down.sorry coach but we had to beat your team no hard feelings.
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majenz Feb 11, 2018 11:58 AM
Mxm blocking Cow,is good u weren't successful at Mayfair with ur blocking tactics Cow
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Ntsunda11 Feb 11, 2018 11:47 AM
It was a payback time boss nothing personal
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scoreman99 Feb 11, 2018 11:36 AM
Eban u r not ashamed to admit u r playing blocking football instead of winning sies,u must try black specs ur eyes r scary when u r frustrated
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judge masipa Feb 11, 2018 10:54 AM
there was noways u gonna beat us
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ZZ2 vs Papa charles Feb 11, 2018 10:50 AM
ur beaten stop uzg your funny calculate

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