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Majoro's Absence From City's Starting Line-Up Explained

Lehlohonolo Majoro Absence From The Cape Town City Squad Explained

By Soccer Laduma - Oct 02, 2017 01:34 PM

Cape Town City head coach, Benni McCarthy, explained his decision to keep Lehlohonolo Majoro on the bench during the Citizens’ Cape Town derby victory.

City claimed a 2-0 win over Ajax Cape Town on Saturday, September 30, claiming the bragging rights for the third time in a row.

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It was evident that Head Coach McCarthy was determined to field his strongest side, with Mpho Matsi being included in the starting line-up despite the player currently on three yellow card bookings and Teko Modise, who is still fighting to return to full match fitness.

However, the noticeable absentee from McCarthy’s starting line-up was Majoro, who was included on the bench on the day but did not make an appearance during the encounter. 

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Speaking after the game, McCarthy said, “Majoro, the only reason why he didn’t start was because this week in training, he got a knock on his right knee and at times you see in training that he does limp and he comes in and out, so I didn’t want to take that risk with him missing another final because last year, for the Telkom he missed the final and as a player, especially now that you have played and scored the vital goals for your team to get there, and not to be part of that final, it is a killer.”

“So I thought, this was the game where other players could step in and yeah, it is only Ajax so we know that if we get this one over with, we can have a fit and ready Majoro for the final but, we can also have a Victor Obinna with some more minutes under his belt and ready for the final,” he added.  


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MR E Joined: 17 Apr 2012
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MR E Oct 04, 2017 01:34 AM
Major will come back and crush supersport.
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Zizo0206 Oct 04, 2017 12:33 AM
Major is going to score a brace, good decision coach Mr Benni McCarthy
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ntema17@gmail.com Oct 02, 2017 02:45 PM
Benni his more wise than Komphela
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Realydoctor10 Oct 02, 2017 02:31 PM
Tinkler will bleksem you man majoro is nothing to Supersport defenders
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MASTER BUCS Oct 02, 2017 02:31 PM
Very nice
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EagleEye Oct 02, 2017 02:24 PM
Who cares??
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THE NK Oct 02, 2017 02:00 PM
Ok
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Jay Terrol Oct 02, 2017 01:52 PM
Majoro is the best
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musah005 Oct 02, 2017 01:49 PM
Fair enough coach

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