Absa Premiership

Cardoso: I wouldn't be here if not for Komphela

2018-02-02 10:47
Daniel Cardoso (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs centre-back Daniel Cardoso has thanked head coach Steve Komphela for playing a crucial role in the advancement of his career.

It was under Komphela at previous club Free State Stars where Cardoso made his breakthrough into the Absa Premiership. 

Before that, he had struggled to make the grade at the Jomo Cosmos, Orlando Pirates and Bidvest Wits academies.

The central defender was close to walking away from the game until his father persuaded him to give it another shot, this time at Free State Stars.

Along with Maritzburg United, Chiefs have the best defensive record in the league this season – 11 conceded in 19 matches. 

Next up for Cardoso and his Amakhosi team-mates is a league clash against Bidvest Wits at the Bidvest Stadium on Saturday evening.

kick-off is at 18:00.

 

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Wednesday, 08 April 2020
Cape Town City v Mamelodi Sundowns, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Friday, 10 April 2020
Maritzburg United v Wits, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 11 April 2020
Polokwane City v Highlands Park, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Black Leopards v SuperSport United, Thohoyandou Stadium 15:00
Mamelodi Sundowns v Golden Arrows, Lucas Moripe Stadium 18:00
AmaZulu v Bloemfontein Celtic, King Zwelithini Stadium 20:15
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