Bloemfontein Celtic goalkeeper Ayanda Mtshali praised his
team-mates for standing their ground in an attempt to hinder Polokwane City from
dominating possession in their goalless stalemate at the weekend.
struggling Phunya Sele Sele shared the spoils with Rise and Shine in an Absa
premiership clash at the Dr Molemela Stadium on Sunday.
32-year-old reveals that caretaker coaches, Lehlohonolo Seema and John
Maduka, instructed them to prevent City from playing their normal passing game
and it benefited them as they went on to earn a much needed point.
"I think it
was a good game overall, we knew they like to play much in the middle," said
"They are a
team that like to keep possessions but we did well to match them from making
those killer combinations work.
instructed us to keep our patience, yes things are not going well for us at the
moment but we did well not to concede."
Free State Stars goal minder started his second consecutive game on the weekend
in place of Patrick Tignyemb and he revealed that the interim coaches kept
their faith in him following his hard work.
"I think I
did well against Cape Town City before the international break," Mtshali said.
two week break, the coach told me to keep pushing, focusing and working hard
then he’ll keep me playing between the sticks.
boosted my confidence and I’m very grateful."
be looking to register their secondwin of the season when
they switch face Baroka FC at home on Wednesday.
Kick off is