Absa Premiership

Paulse admits to post MTN8 struggles

2016-04-11 09:11
Nathan Paulse (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Ajax Cape Town striker Nathan Paulse feels the team struggled to move on from their early season triumph, insisting some of the young players were caught in the post- MTN8 excitement.

The 33-year-old scored the winning goal in the MTN8 final against Kaizer Chiefs in Port Elizabeth, helping the Urban Warriors clinch the first silverware of the season. 

Since then, Roger De Sa's men struggled for consistency in the league, as they find themselves ninth in the Premiership standings with 30 point from 23 games played so far.

"I think we've learnt what you have to do to achieve and as soon as you have achieved it we have to move on," Paulse told KickOff.

"I think that's something we have struggled with as a team and we haven't learn on how to move on from the MTN8 win, and how to use that in the league."

Paulse says that players have become complacent and that their mind set wasn't where it should have been.

However, 34-year-old says that the players are young and will learn from this experience as they age.

Read more on:    ajax cape town  |  psl  |  nathan paulse  |  soccer

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Sunday, 20 January 2019
SuperSport United v Bloemfontein Celtic, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:30
Polokwane City v Wits, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Highlands Park v Mamelodi Sundowns, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Baroka FC, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Friday, 01 February 2019
Wits v Maritzburg United, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

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

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

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.