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Ngobeni Proud Of Stars Teammates After Chiefs Win

Thela Ngobeni Proud Of Free State Stars Teammates

By Soccer Laduma - Apr 22, 2018 08:32 AM

Free State Stars goalkeeper Thela Ngobeni was full of praise for his teammates after they dumped Kaizer Chiefs out of the Nedbank Cup to reach the final.

Read: Wasteful Chiefs Dumped Out Of Nedbank Cup

Ea Lla Koto secured their spot final of the competition  following a 2-0 win over the Soweto giants on Saturday.

Ngobeni, who like last season when the two sides met in the Telkom Knockout semi-final, was instrumental in their plight, credited his teammates for the triumph.

“I would like to thank my teammates. They put in a great effort. Personally, I’m also happy we did well as a team. I also had to focus on my game as much as they did well I also had to focus on my game," Ngobeni told SuperSport after the game.

“We stuck to the plan and it worked well. Most importantly, we scored early goals and it worked for us because they were coming hard after that, but we managed to try and control the game after that.

“Playing against a team of Kaizer Chiefs calibre was never going to be easy, but more importantly we’re happy going to the final after so many years.

“I’m also proud to be part of the team that made it to the final. For now, we obviously have to focus on the league and cup final,” he said.

 


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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Joined: 09 Feb 2017
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Apr 22, 2018 10:09 AM
He made the game look different for the whole 90'.
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zinho_mao1st Joined: 18 Sep 2014
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zinho_mao1st Apr 22, 2018 09:58 AM
Always proud when Chiefs products progress in their careers.And as for Thela,I always tell how better he is. Still feel pain why Chiefs let him go but know gametime's the main reason. Never doubted you
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Tom Po KeCanon Joined: 16 Apr 2017
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Tom Po KeCanon Apr 22, 2018 09:26 AM
The ref tried. Against Chiefs defend well set pieces and avoid penalty. Clean sheet is guaranteed. Keeper must deal with all corners
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ZaneMK85 Apr 22, 2018 08:50 AM
After what? "After Chiefs win" u r dreaming wena eksenapha yaz!

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