South-Africa

Castro: 'It's great they've taken Soweto Derby to Durban'

2018-11-22 14:25
Bradley Ralani and Leonardo Castro
Bradley Ralani and Leonardo Castro (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs striker Leonardo Castro says 'it's great' that the upcoming Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates in the Telkom Knockout on Saturday, will be played at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.

The Glamour boys face their arch rivals in a winner-takes-all Soweto Derby rematch in a TKO semi-final, after a recent 2-1 loss in the Absa Premiership.

"It's great that we have taken this game to Durban, Castro told the Kaizer Chiefs website. "It's already sold out, which means that there will be a fantastic atmosphere at Moses Mabhida Stadium.

"We love our supporters in KZN. We just need to take our talent onto the field and go out and play."

The 29-year-old added that he was determined to exact revenge over Pirates to reach a final for his new side, after having won the 2015 edition of the Telkom Knockout with Mamelodi Sundowns.

"We made a few mistakes," he said. "We didn't really play good football on the day. However, we have since worked hard on fixing those mistakes and we are positive to get a result on Saturday.

"We don't want to miss out on an opportunity to reach a cup final, although we will take it step-by-step."

 

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