SuperSport United shot stopper Ronwen Williams is delighted with his side
progress to the Telkom Knock-Out quarter-finals following their 2-1 victory
over Polokwane City.
defeated Rise and Shine in the opening match of this season’s Ziwa Mo
competition at the Old Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane courtesy of Thuso
Phala and Dove Wome strikes.
their consolation goal thanks to Puleng Tlolane on the night.
Elizabeth born goalkeeper admitted that his team-mates did not enjoy their hard
fought triumph as Rise and Shine were exerting more pressure on them throughout
the game with a man advantage after Bradley Grobler was given his marching
orders in the first half.
“It was a
very tough game for us and we had a good run for our money," insisted Williams.
City knows how to keep the ball on the ground and they believe in playing good
and attractive football."
Williams, 23, however also praised his defence for their bravery as they managed to keep the Limpopo based outfit at bay in after the interval.
“And to make
matters worse for us, we were playing with a man down and they tried to
capitalise on their one man advantage.
boys managed to soldier on and again our defence was awesome, they really stood
their ground in the second half. I’m very
happy with a win and luck was just on our side.”
A win for
the reigning champions was a sigh of relief to head coach, Gordon Igesund, following
their three consecutive defeats in the ABSA Premiership prior to the midweek