Absa Premiership

Larsen: Our organization was great

2015-08-28 08:03
Clinton Larsen (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bloemfontein Celtic coach Clinton Larsen says that he has faith in all his players despite having new faces in the team.

Larsen told the press conference that he was impressed with the organization of his team when they played against Orlando Pirates and praised the midfielders for controlling the game well.

“I think like I said at the start of the season that due to some of the new players it would take a while for the team to adapt well as a unit,” he said.

“On the other hand we are growing each day as the season progresses and I am very pleased with that.

“We have a lot to improve and [there are] a lot of areas to fix but with time I know that will be sorted out for sure.

“I thought our organization was great and perfectly executed and really held the defence side very well to not concede any goals.

The 44-year-old mentor said his players should be pleased with themselves after securing the win but admits they have a lot of areas they need to improve on as the season progresses.

“The midfield was really strong because we worked on controlling the side of Manyisa [Oupa] and Issa [Sarr]and I am happy we managed to do exactly as we had planned.

“The players should also be pleased with themselves because they played very well.

“The only problem, not only with us but with league is that we don’t convert our conversions the way we are supposed to and that’s the biggest headache we have; but that is something we are consistently working on to change that.”

Celtic played to a 1-0 win against Pirates last night, August 26 at Free State stadium.


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