PSL

Sundowns seek Dolly replacement

2017-03-08 08:14
Keagan Dolly (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane conceded that the departure of Keagan Dolly has left a void in the team that needs to be replaced in the next transfer window.

The former Ajax Cape Town midfielder formed a formidable partnership with Khama Billiat and Leonardo Castro as they were dubbed 'CBD'.

Dolly helped guide Mosimane's charges to a CAF Champions League along with PSL title credentials in the 2015/16 season.

Meanwhile, the Brazilians were condemned to a 1-0 loss against Cape Town City in their most recent league clash at Athlone Stadium last weekend.

Mosimane admitted that Dolly's exit has resulted in them having to adapt their game accordingly.

"I'm not saying we can't play without Keagan Dolly‚" he told the SowetanLIVE website.

"We've played many games without him, but we just don't have that balance we used to have on the left.

"I really missed him on the left against Cape Town City because he knows how to play inside and outside. We've been playing Themba Zwane who has been cutting inside with his right foot.

"Dolly's absence has made us change the way we play a bit on the left and we've had to use Percy Tau on the left, but it's been a problem when Percy is facing the goalkeeper because of us using him as a (number) nine or number 10.

"We need to get a left-footed player in the next transfer window to fill that gap."

Sundowns will shift their focus to CAF Champions League Round of 32 clash against Kampala City Council FC for a place in the group stage of the competition.

Kick off is at 19:00 on Friday.

Read more on:    mamelodi sundowns  |  psl  |  keagan dolly  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The Proteas are currently on tour in England, involved in a four-Test series with their hosts. How will they fare? 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.