Absa Premiership

Komphela: Fans want bragging rights

2015-07-30 12:00
Steve Komphela plans to leave a strong legacy at Kaizer Chiefs. PHOTO: Lefty Shivambu / Gallo Images

Cape Town - Steve Komphela will be involved in his first Soweto Derby this weekend when the Kaizer Chiefs face Orlando Pirates in the Carling Black Label Cup at the FNB Stadium.

The newly-appointed Amakhosi coach told Sport24 that derbies are different from other games as it comes with different expectations. 

"This is a different game," the former Maritzburg United coach said.  

"When you just leave the gate of your house they starting saying like we will beat you or we will beat them, and that's just shows what you should expect on the day. 

"Both pairs of supporters want the bragging rights for Soweto and that adds the flavour to the game and that makes it different.

"But I am happy to be here and coach the team that I played for in the derby, and we are looking forward to a win on the day.”

The match kicks off at 15:30.

Carling Black Label Cup teams:

Orlando Pirates

Brighton Mhlongo, Happy Jele, Tshepo Gumede, Siyabonga Sangweni, Patrick Phungwayo, Sifiso Myeni, Issa Sarr, Oupa Manyisa, Thabo Rakhale, Kermit Erasmus, Lehlohonolo Majoro

 

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Fixtures
Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Wits, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Stellenbosch v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Cape Town City, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v SuperSport United, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Black Leopards, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Golden Arrows, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Cape Town City v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 18:00
Black Leopards v Golden Arrows, Thohoyandou Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Stellenbosch, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
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