Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Hlompho Kekana says the Brazilians had to work hard
for their 1-0 victory over National First Division (NFD) outfit, Vasco Da Gama,
in the Nedbank Cup semi-finals.
eliminated the Mother City outfit at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Sunday,
courtesy of Mzikayise Mashaba strike.
praised his team-mates for standing their ground and maintaining their
professionalism as they managed to avoid an upset.
really a tough match indeed and I think we expected it from an NFD team,” said
that the NFD team can run the whole day especially playing against big teams.
happy that we managed to contain them and we applied ourselves as
“And in the
end we won the match but we must also give credit to Vasco Da Gama for reaching
the semis and giving us a good run for our money.”
will battle for the Nedbank crown and a R7m prize against Ajax Cape Town at the
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on May 16.