Absa Premiership

Heric wants 'aggression and energy' from Chippa

2018-04-20 08:18
Vladislav Heric (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Chippa United head coach Vladislav Heric believes his side have to be more relentless and committed throughout the 90 minutes of matches in order to avoid dropping points. 

The Chilli Boys squandered a lead against Ajax Cape Town as the club succumbed to a last minute equaliser from the in-form Yannick Zakri, in Sunday's Premiership clash at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. 

As such, Heric insists that his team work on their application throughout games in order to improve.

"It feels like we lost the game (against Ajax). It was important for us to win this game and get to 36 points," he said as quoted by Soccer Laduma website.

"We were a little bit lethargic in the first half even though we created a few chances. We were slow (in) our build up and gave them time on the ball. We were good on counters. I believe we should have scored two or three goals. Mark Mayambela was brilliant for us on the flanks. 

"We stopped playing which resulted in a tactical mistake. I feel that my players did well and I remain proud of their efforts.

"The performance was again solid but at home, a point is not enough, it is not acceptable."

He continued: "I will ask my players to show more aggression and energy at our home games. Our home record must improve, that is for sure.

"I do think that despite the draw the team has improved tremendously and I applaud my players for their effort.

"We will go back to the training ground and correct it and try to be ready for the next game."

The Chilli Boys travel to the Free State next week for an Absa Premiership clash against Bloemfontein Celtic at the Dr Molemela Stadium.

Kick-off is at 19:30 on Tuesday, April 24.

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Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Wits, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Stellenbosch v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Cape Town City, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v SuperSport United, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Black Leopards, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Golden Arrows, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
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Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Cape Town City v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 18:00
Black Leopards v Golden Arrows, Thohoyandou Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Stellenbosch, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
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