Absa Premiership

AmaZulu ready to make amends against Chiefs

2017-11-22 09:53
Steve Komphela.(Gallo Images)

Cape Town - AmaZulu welcome a wounded Kaizer Chiefs to the King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi on Wednesday, desperate to make amends in the Premiership clash after their cup exit last month.

Usuthu were embarrassed 3-0 in front of their own fans by Amakhosi in the Telkom Knockout, a match they could have won had they taken their chances they created in a thrilling encounter.

As it happened, the Soweto giants progressed and subsequently lost in the semi-final to Bidvest Wits this past weekend.

"They will be hurting, sure, but so will we," said AmaZulu coach Cavin Johnson.

"We played really well against them in the cup, but failed to take our chances. Had those gone in, it could easily have been a different ball game.

"But that’s in the past now and we have this game tomorrow night. We fell we are ready and hopefully we can deliver."

Usuthu are presently ninth on the table, but only two points behind fifth-placed Chiefs, who they can leapfrog with a win.

Ovidy Kururu, Thembela Sikhakhane and Sadate Ouru-Akoriko are all back from injury, but Thapelo Nyongo is still sidelined.

Ramahlwe Mphahlele, Kgotso Moleko, Teenage Hadebe, Ryan Moon and Tsepo Masilela are expected to miss out for Chiefs due to injury.

Meanwhile, Wiseman Meyiwa is suspended.

Kick off is at 19:30.

Read more on:    amazulu  |  kaizer chiefs  |  psl  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season has wrapped up. For all the season highlights - and lowlights - be sure to visit Sport24!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.