Sono ready to release Cosmos players

2016-05-24 10:45
Jomo Sono (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Following his side's relegation from the Premiership, Jomo Cosmos coach Jomo Sono insists he is willing to release players who want to remain in the top flight.

Ezenkosi finished at the bottom of the league standings with just 25 points from 30 matches, after failing to protect a 1-0 first half lead in their 3-1 loss to Maritzburg United on the final day of the season.

Speaking to PowerFM on Saturday afternoon, Sono insisted his side was unlucky on the day.

"I'm very disappointed, disgusted but what can we do, there are certain things in life that there's a prayer that says, God give me strength to change the things I can and leave the rest I cannot change," Sono told PowerFM.

"We did well in the first half but we can't control what happened in the second half - we're still in football and I told the players to be strong."

The former Bafana Bafana coach went on to explain what he told the players after the match, especially those who harbour ambitions of playing for the big guns in the Premiership.

"There are three types of players playing for a team like Cosmos, one is a player using the club to move," he added.

"Two is a player who plays for money and those playing for fame, and there are those who play for Cosmos - so I said, out of the four, the one playing for Cosmos, I will see in June.

"The rest, come quickly with your teams and I will release them definitely."

Read more on:    jomo cosmos  |  psl  |  jomo sono  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

25 October 2016
Chippa United v Bloemfontein Celtic, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
26 October 2016
Ajax Cape Town v Wits, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
28 October 2016
Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Chippa United v Platinum Stars, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.