Absa Premiership

Shabba calls for calm

2015-03-13 08:40
Siphiwe Tshabalala (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala says Wednesday night’s 1-0 loss to Maritzburg United is no reason to push the panic button.

Read: Khune rallies Chiefs fans

Chiefs’ lead at the top of the Premiership table was cut to just eight points after Mamelodi Sundowns beat Polokwane City, resulting in talk that the Brazilians can repeat last season’s achievement, when they made up an 11-point gap to pip AmaKhosi to the title.

Tshabalala is calling for Chiefs’ players and supporters to remain calm and maintain their belief that the title is theirs.

"We are disappointed with the results from the match. This does not mean we should start panicking, both players and the supporters. No one is perfect and all big teams in any league lose games," the former Bafana winger wrote on his personal website.

"What we really need to put in the back of our minds is the fact that all teams are now fighting to either win the league or survive relegation. This means all matches will be tough.

"For us it is back to the drawing board to fix minor glitches that stop us from getting the desired results. All is not lost. We will get it right."

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