Chippa confident of survival

2015-02-24 12:19
Chippa United Chairman Siviwe "Chippa" Mpengesi (Supplied)

Cape Town - Chippa United Chairman Siviwe "Chippa" Mpengesi is pleased with his side's Premiership performances so far this season.

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Chippa are currently 11th in the Premiership standings, with upcoming matches against Ajax Cape Town and Polokwane City.

Mpengesi told Vodacom Football: "The main mandate that is given to the coach is basically just to survive relegation and anything beyond that point is a plus.

"At this point we are at least looking at drifting away from the relegation and play-off zone, we are currently fighting for the top eight."

Coach Ernst Middendorp's experience should help the side going forward as they aim for a respectable finish in the Premiership.

Chippa certainly thinks his coach knows what he is doing, saying: "That man is experienced, so we're also learning from him and he knows what to do; we don't tell him what to do.

"Even the players are responding well so it's a matter of time before we start getting maximum points."

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