Cape Town - Maritzburg
United midfielder Kurt Lentjies is still confident about his club's prospects
of finishing among the top eight in the Premiership, even though there is
considerable pressure being put on the club by SuperSport United, Pretoria
University and even Mpumalanga Black Aces.
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When 2015 started Maritzburg United encountered considerable
adversity, which saw the club drop several places in the Premiership standings.
However, consecutive wins against Chiefs and Platinum Stars
has sparked a reversal of fortunes for the Maritzburg club, which has now moved
as high as eighth in the league standings.
“So far so good. I have been playing well, although I
haven't played in all the games,” Lentjies told goal.com.
"We have been through a rough patch lately, but we have
managed to bounce back and the guys are all fired up to make the final push
that will see us end the season well and where we want to be which is the top
The Maritzburg United midfielder has featured in 22
Premiership matches for the club this season and has breached opposition
defences twice during that period. However, he refuses to get ahead of himself
just yet, insisting that his teammates are simply taking things one game at a
"We are taking each game as it comes. We have seven
games remaining and we intend seeing them out efficiently," added
"We have a good squad that is nicely balanced
offensively and defensively and we will reach the top eight come end of the
The next assignment for Maritzburg United will be a
Premiership fixture against SuperSport United at the Harry Gwala Stadium on