Cape Town -
Following their shocking 2-1 win over Kaizer Chiefs at the weekend, Platinum
Stars goalkeeper Mbongeni Mzimela shared his delight for their hard fought
victory and also insisted that head coach, Cavin Johnson’s half-time team talk
played a significant role in helping them claim maximum points.
from behind to leapfrog the reigning champions in the closing stages
of their Absa Premiership clash played at Cape Town Stadium on Sunday.
striker Eleazar Rodgers' brace was sufficient to hand the North West Tycoons
their first ever win in six games while Chiefs broke the deadlock courtesy of Camaldine
Abraw before the interval.
“It was a
great game and we are also happy to beat Kaizer Chiefs," said Mzimela.
the game very well and we were playing good football but we conceded a silly
goal before half-time.
“So we sat
down with the coach at half time and he told us to go back there and fight for
that we could still come back and still win it and that’s what we did exactly,
we fought so hard after receiving his motivation.
our ground and came back to win the game.”
face the struggling University of Pretoria at home in their next league
assignment on Sunday while Chiefs will renew their rivalry against Orlando
Pirates at the FNB Stadium on Saturday.