Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane
deems that his side tried to overcome Bloemfontein Celtic but they were too
The Chloorkop side were eliminated from the MTN8 Cup in a
penalty shoot-out at the Lucas Moripe Stadium as Celtic reigned supreme after
hard fought comeback.
According to Soccer Laduma, Mosimane claims that Celtic kept
coming at them despite Sundowns creating a number of opportunities to win the
"They're stubborn, they can afford to play this type of
game and we have to play and we have to go forward and try and win,"
"We pushed, we finally got our goal but we never kept
the game, they came back more stronger after we scored.
It took the Brazilians 105 minutes to rattle the back of Celtic's net - Langerman delivered a great cross down the left flank to find Fiston Razak
Abdul who finished with ease.
Phunya Sele Slele bounced back from a
set-piece and found an equaliser through Musa Bilankulu.
The match then had to be decided on penalties which Celtic won 4-2.
"Credit to them [Celtic], they hung in there, they
played the same way when we lost 5-0, they just keep hanging in there."