Absa Premiership

Komphela: We had to grind

2016-02-10 09:45
Steve Komphela (Supplied)

Cape Town – Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela admits that his side had guts after securing an all important victory over Bidvest Wits.

It was George Maluleka who struck a thunderbolt free-kick in the 59th minute which ensured Chiefs came out victorious in their encounter at Bidvest stadium.

According to KickOff, Komphela believes Chiefs were more determined than their previous matches and they had to work extremely hard against an attacking Wits side.

"In terms of performance we had guts; there was desire and more determination,” said Komphela.

“Was it something very nice to watch? Might not have been but what is more important is when you wake up tomorrow you have a point away from them and you are nearer to who is on top.”

He added: "We had to be careful. There were things we were wary about. You need grit to get the result in a match of this nature.

"We had to grind out the result in the second half and be careful of the likes of Henrico Botes and Keene."

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

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Bloemfontein Celtic, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:30
Chippa United v Polokwane City, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Orlando Pirates, Goble Park 18:00
Wits v Platinum Stars, Bidvest Stadium 20:15
Kaizer Chiefs v Ajax Cape Town, Moses Mabhida Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 17 December 2017
Baroka FC v SuperSport United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:30
Tuesday, 19 December 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Cape Town City FC, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
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

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

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.