Absa Premiership

Ntshangase determined to fight for regular game time at Chiefs

2019-03-05 12:11
Siphelele Ntshangase (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Siphelele Ntshangase is determined to fight for a starting berth at Kaizer Chiefs as this season draws to a close.

Before the game against Highlands Park this past weekend, Ntshangase had only made 19 appearances in all competitions for the Amakhosi so far this campaign.

The midfielder though is focused on showing coach Ernest Middendorp that he deserves more time on the pitch.

Ntshangase said in quotes published by SowetanLIVE website: "It's obvious that I would need to play regularly (to be in top form) and the confidence will go up.

"It's all about time and as time goes, it'll show.

"We do have one-on-ones with the coach and he tells me where I need to improve. The most important thing is that I must not lose the ball."

The 25-year-old is more of an attacking midfielder but has often been deployed in a defensive role for the Soweto giants.

The former Black Leopards player is not complaining though and will play any position that the coach needs him.

Ntshangase continued: "As a player, you are not born for a specific position and if the coach feels you have to play in another position, because he sees your qualities, you have to adjust to that. With any position, I'm happy.

"I can't make promises, but what I can tell you is that I know my responsibility.

"But the most important thing is that this is not about me and it's about the team as a collective."

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