Cape Town - Following their Nedbank Cup semi-final
exit, SuperSport United winger Thuso Phala believes they lost due to a lack of
concentration at the back in the dying moments of the game.
Matsatsantsa’s hopes of a Cup double this
season came to an end after they went down 2-1 to Ajax Cape Town at Athlone
Stadium last Friday.
Phala was on target for Gordon Igesund’s
men before Mosa Lebusa and Tashreeq Morris scored in the closing stages of the
Phala, 28, later hinted that the Urban
Warriors deserved to win the title.
“We can play well for 89 minutes and then
make one mistake and get punished,” said Phala.
“That’s what happened to us and that’s how
football is and it’s so cruel.
“But we have to take it as it is and move
“Good luck to Ajax, they have worked so
hard throughout the game and especially in the second half and they were
rewarded in the end.
“With all the luck they have been getting
in the tournament, I think they deserve to go all the way and win the title.”
Ajax will face Mamelodi Sundowns in the
Nedbank Cup final at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on May 16.