Absa Premiership

Mdaki wants to keep momentum going

2016-10-11 16:01
Xolani Mdaki (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Xolani Mdaki says that Chippa United are looking to maintain their winning form in their next Premiership encounter against Golden Arrows.

The Port Elizabeth-based outfit are in sixth position on the latest standings, having collected seven points from their opening three encounters, with a 4-1 drubbing of newcomers Baroka FC last time out.

The international break provided Dan Malesela with the perfect opportunity to try out some new combinations, with Mdaki being tested in a midfield role in a friendly against Cape Town All Stars.

The midfielder spoke on making his debut for the Chilli Boys in the MTN8 semi-final loss against Mamelodi Sundowns, in addition to reserving special praise for captain Thamsanqa Sangweni.

"It is important for us to keep the momentum going when we visit Golden Arrows this coming weekend," he told the club's official website.

"We played them during pre-season, and they can be dangerous. One has to look at how well they have done thus far, we cannot afford to take them lightly,

"The preparations for the game have been going well. We got to play a competitive friendly against this past weekend, and should be ready come Saturday.

"It was a special moment for me, and I am grateful to the Technical Team as well as my teammates for the support.It was unfortunate that we lost on the day but we learned a lot as the team and we can only get better.

"I am learning a lot from the likes of Thami Sangweni whom I rate highly as one of the best locally in the holding role," he said.


Read more on:    chippa united  |  psl  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
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
Wednesday, 20 December 2017
Bloemfontein Celtic v SuperSport United, Dr Molemela 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.