Cape Town - Kaizer
Chiefs midfielder Hendrick Ekstein says he often does extra training
with assistant coach Patrick Mabedi as he wants to add more
Man-of-the-Match awards to his trophy cabinet.
The 27-year-old was the hero last weekend as he scored the winning
goal against Platinum Stars to ensure Amakhosi got back to winning ways,
following a defeat to Chippa United.
Reflcting on his recent performances, Ekstein said: "I put in extra
work at training to help improve my finishing, usually with our
assistant coach, Patrick Mabedi.
"I always see the (Man of the Match) trophies when entering the room
at home. Seeing those trophies motivates me to work harder and win even
In addition, Ekstein is expected to feature when the Glamour Boys
face Free State Stars in their Nedbank Cup on semi-final at the Moses
Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday.
Speaking about the game, he added: "It won't be easy, but we will
work hard to progress to the final. It’s our aim to win the Nedbank Cup.
They are a tough team to play against.
"We only beat them recently thanks to a late goal in the 94th minute.
It promises to be a competitive match, but we will be ready."
Kick-off is at 20:15.