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Ekstein On What Motivates Him At Kaizer Chiefs

Hendrick Ekstein Wants Nedbank Cup Progression For Kaizer Chiefs

By Soccer Laduma - Apr 20, 2018 10:22 AM
Kaizer Chiefs’ Hendrick Ekstein says that seeing his Man of the Match trophies when he gets home is something that motivates him to be better.
 
 
The 27-year-old Amakhosi midfielder scored the winning goal over the weekend as Chiefs picked up a win over Platinum Stars, finding the back of the net in the Absa Premiership for the first time since September 2016.
 
Now, with the Glamour Boys gearing up for a must-win encounter with Free State Stars in the Nedbank Cup, ‘Pule’ knows that it won’t be easy for them to come away from Durban with a spot in the final.
 
He told the club’s official website, “It won’t be easy, but we will work hard to progress to the final. It’s our aim to win the Nedbank Cup. They are a tough team to play against. We only beat them recently thanks to a late goal in the 94th minute. It promises to be a competitive match, but we will be ready. 
 
 
“We enjoy playing in Durban. We usually get good support there. We want to make our supporters happy and grab this opportunity to reach a cup final with both hands. We will try our level best to win this trophy.”
 
Meanwhile, he also spoke of his efforts to improve himself, saying, “I put in extra work at training to help improve my finishing, usually with our assistant coach, Patrick Mabedi. I always see the (Man of the Match) trophies when entering the room at home. Seeing those trophies motivates me to work harder and win even more.”
 
Chiefs take on Stars at 20h15 tomorrow night. 
 

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reezy Joined: 01 Aug 2011
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reezy Apr 20, 2018 07:41 PM
This guy has 4 goals in 4 seasons and he speaks of motivation
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rhoozy Joined: 08 Mar 2014
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rhoozy Apr 20, 2018 05:55 PM
My favourite player
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Peace Ntshangase Apr 20, 2018 03:03 PM
Dia boya mo! After Mr Motsepe bought Sundowns, we went thruogh hell. I remember our president attending every game, only to return home disappointed. We changed coaches after coaches, buying players left/right/centre..but all bear no results! We were Chiefs daily bread, always lose every final against Chiefs. Today, Mr Motsepe is in the PROMISE LAND. I just wish players can reward him with another CAFCL trophy.
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mbixane Apr 20, 2018 02:58 PM
The boy was allergic to Komphela, now since he heard the coach is leaving he shows the coach that he is a good player
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fisto vs zebraditor Apr 20, 2018 02:07 PM
Who is Ekstein?
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veggamaps Joined: 17 Jan 2016
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veggamaps Apr 20, 2018 02:01 PM
Yeiy wena mbuzi, you are the reason why khompela failed at chiefs. Fielding you and the likes of Parker because he likes you costed him his job, so pls be loyal to that coach and leave with him end of the season..
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MugabeMalema Apr 20, 2018 01:40 PM
KOMPHELAS SHINNY BALD AND ENGLISH
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chiefs is useless Joined: 11 Jul 2016
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chiefs is useless Apr 20, 2018 11:51 AM
This bushman is useless he has been a promising youngster for 5 years now ...mxm
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JackKhosi Apr 20, 2018 11:05 AM
This guy has failed us at chiefs. I think its about time Ntshangase took your role in the field of play, He is new and has the same if not better abilities than you. Komphela benches Ntshangase and plays you, with his excuse that Ntshangase has no defensive abilities, but you and Ntshangase are the same nje. This Komphela smokes something serious, Ntshangase should be on the field tomorrow and you on the bench. Zuma must start the game along with Castro and Moon must be on the bench.
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Xolisa{Khosificated2} Apr 20, 2018 10:50 AM
@chaledi Hlala phatsi mntanam uyabhuda....
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chaledi Joined: 22 Sep 2015
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chaledi Apr 20, 2018 10:43 AM
One goal and one man of the macth award and suddenly u are a star.Thats what you get for playing for mediocre team.
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llumadi Joined: 23 Apr 2015
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llumadi Apr 20, 2018 10:38 AM
u got form at the end of the season
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MrBlack wa le chochocho Apr 20, 2018 10:31 AM
aiii i like u so much bt u disapointed me the whole season............u dont have a motive at all
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FAZEN01 Apr 20, 2018 10:29 AM
You score a single goal but you make headlines!! Thats the privileges of playing for chiefs

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