Register Login Scores


Middendorp: We Have To Remain Concentrated

Chippa United coach Ernst Middendorp was full of praise for his goalkeeper, Mbongeni Mzimela, despite his side’s 2-0 loss to Orlando Pirates in a league match on Tuesday night.

“I think the result in the end, which was only 2-0, was because of a good goalkeeping performance from our side – he (Mzimela) had a lot of critics in the past, but he did very well tonight,” said Middendorp.

“We had only some players part of the game and a lot of players not.

“If you have 1-0 or 2-0 very quickly then you run behind the opponent who will have a good ball possession rate and then it gets even more difficult.”

The loss sees Chippa with 24 points from 22 games in 11th place on the table, but if results in PSL matches on Wednesday night don’t go their way they could find themselves only place outside of the relegation zone.

With that in mind Middendorp has urged his charges to remain focussed and pick up points against teams also struggling in the league.

“We have to remain concentrated now with two games at home against AmaZulu and Swallows – this is the type of games where we have to get our points,” added Middendorp.

“Today (against Pirates) it would have been a bonus, but they tried and in the end it didn’t it work.”

Chippa’s next three league games see them play AmaZulu at home on Friday, followed by Mamelodi Sundowns away and then Moroka Swallows at home.

Ntshumayelo: We Stuck To the Plan

Tinkler: Our Plan Worked

Pirates Earn First Win Over Chippa


Top 5

Sukazi Reveals Plans For Celtic

53 May 28, 2020 10:09 AM in PSL

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

7 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

The Six Stars Messi Said His Son 'Really Likes'

4 May 23, 2020 08:31 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Reports: Messi Makes Huge Barca Decision

5 May 27, 2020 06:29 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

TBT: When Pitso Collected His Impressive R400k SUV

12 May 28, 2020 10:48 AM in Throwback Thursday

10 Players Who Won Big Trophies Without Doing Much

3 May 25, 2020 12:29 PM in International

Rashford Shows Off Edgy New Merc G-Wagon

May 25, 2020 06:00 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Talented Defender Heading Back To Bucs

7 May 28, 2020 01:06 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

'Khune Can Make It In Europe'

30 May 28, 2020 09:13 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

11 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Micho In Zambia: There Will Be Problems

1 May 28, 2020 10:50 AM in PSL