Johannesburg - Ashley
Hartog is eager for his Maritzburg United side to spoil Kaizer Chiefs’ party following
the Telkom Knockout draw.
Read: Maritzburg relish underdog tag
Kaizer Chiefs are
fresh off their MTN8 triumph after beating Orlando Pirates 1-0 in Durban.
Amakhosi also find themselves on a 10 match winning streak and it is inevitable
that the Naturena side would want to turn it into an 11 match unbeaten run.
According to KickOff,
the striker knows that back to back games against Chiefs won’t be easy but it
will motivate players even more knowing that they are playing such a quality
“It is a draw I was expecting to get Kaizer Chiefs. I’m not
even shocked about the draw because it was on my mind that we will get them.”
“For me it is good to play them because it is games which
players don't need to be motivated.”
United face Chiefs on Saturday, September 27 at the FNB
Stadium in the Absa Premiership and the following weekend go head-to-head in
the Telkom Knockout.
Hartog reveals that
the PSL is a priority so all their focus will be on climbing the log as they
find themselves in sixth position with nine points having won two, drawing one
and losing three matches.
encounter against Amakhosi kicks off at 20:15.