Absa Premiership

Lentjies confident of survival

2016-04-21 12:02
Kurt Lentjies (Gallo Images)

Pietermaritzburg - With five games left before the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season reaches its climax, relegation contenders Maritzburg United skipper Kurt Lentjies is confident that the KwaZulu Natal based outfit will survive the battle and reclaim their top flight status next season.

The Team of Choice survival hopes were boosted after securing a crucial point against archrivals Golden Arrows at the Princess Magogo stadium on Wednesday.

The 31-year-old forward was on target for United while Arrows found the net courtesy of Nkanyiso Cele from the penalty spot.

Lentjies said United will be all out to get as many points as possible in the remaining games, regardless of where they would play.

“Either we are playing at home or away from home, we have to get all the three points.” Stressed Lentjies

“We need to get the points in the last five games and we played away on Wednesday although it was still in KZN.

“And we got a crucial point against Arrows and it was so good for the team.

“What can we do? We just have to fight like I said in the last five games.

“We are not going down without a fight and we still believe as a team that we can still survive this battle.”

The Team of Choice will have to do all in their next league assignment against the rejuvenated Free State Stars away from home on Tuesday next week.

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