Cape Town - Chippa
United coach Ernst Middendorp still believes that his current squad has the
capacity to produce meaningful results, despite dropping more points in the
Premiership when they played to a 1-1 draw against AmaZulu at the Nelson Mandela
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Chippa still occupy the 11th position in the league
standings after last night’s fixture but they have not won a match since last
November and there is actually very little indication that the status quo will
change in the foreseeable future.
Middendorp is a little more optimistic though.
“Of course disappointment again, just 1-1 in this home game,
but on the other side I believe in these players,” said Middendorp after the
It is perhaps worth noting that AmaZulu’s Bongi Ntuli was
sent off in the fourth minute of the match against Chippa, who competed with a
numerical advantage for about 86 minutes on Friday.
The home team’s failure to create and exploit opportunities
was most apparent during this match and Middendorp is well aware of it.
However, he still sees potential and he has every intention
of exposing that potential in coming weeks.
“I believe in this team, they have the quality.
“We definitely will move on and we definitely will get our
possibilities in the remaining seven games,” said Middendorp.