Absa Premiership

PSL club turns to prayer to beat relegation

2016-05-17 13:12
Ernst Middendorp (Gallo)

Pietermaritzburg - Maritzburg United have sought divine intervention in their desperate bid to avoid relegation and keep their PSL status. 

The Team of Choice go into Saturday's final round of fixtures for 2015/16 knowing that a win over Jomo Cosmos in Potchefstroom will see them stay up. 

Defeat or a draw, on the other hand, coupled with a win for Tuks over Golden Arrows, would see Maritzburg relegated. 

Now, in their time of need, the Midlands club has turned to a higher power. 

United announced on their Facebook page on Wednesday that they would be hosting a prayer meeting at the City Hall on Wednesday that all members of the community are urged to attend.

It is not the first time this season that United have resorted to such measures. 

Before their 0-0 draw against Orlando Pirates on May 7, United hosted a similar meeting that was attended by the whole squad as well as coach Ernst Middendorp. 

They were dominant against the Buccaneers in that match, but the ball just wouldn't go in the net. 

 

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