Absa Premiership

Sono ready to release Cosmos players

2016-05-24 10:45
Jomo Sono (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Following his side's relegation from the Premiership, Jomo Cosmos coach Jomo Sono insists he is willing to release players who want to remain in the top flight.

Ezenkosi finished at the bottom of the league standings with just 25 points from 30 matches, after failing to protect a 1-0 first half lead in their 3-1 loss to Maritzburg United on the final day of the season.

Speaking to PowerFM on Saturday afternoon, Sono insisted his side was unlucky on the day.

"I'm very disappointed, disgusted but what can we do, there are certain things in life that there's a prayer that says, God give me strength to change the things I can and leave the rest I cannot change," Sono told PowerFM.

"We did well in the first half but we can't control what happened in the second half - we're still in football and I told the players to be strong."

The former Bafana Bafana coach went on to explain what he told the players after the match, especially those who harbour ambitions of playing for the big guns in the Premiership.

"There are three types of players playing for a team like Cosmos, one is a player using the club to move," he added.

"Two is a player who plays for money and those playing for fame, and there are those who play for Cosmos - so I said, out of the four, the one playing for Cosmos, I will see in June.

"The rest, come quickly with your teams and I will release them definitely."

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