ISundowns izobhekana namaBhakabhaka kowe-Nedbank

Menzi Magubane

Kwasuka lokho njengoba iMamelodi Sundowns ne-Orlando Pirates bethembisa umdlalo omkhulu emdlalweni wabo osulindwe isikhathi eside we-Nedbank Cup ngoLwesine. 

Lo mdlalo ozodlalwa e-Loftus Stadium, e-Tshwane bekumele udlalwe esikhathini esingangenyanga esedlule, kodwa wahlehliswa ngenxa yokuthi womabili amaqembu abebambe iqhaza emqhudelwaneni we-CAF.

Ukaputeni wamaBhakabhaka, uHappy Jele utshele abezindaba ngoLwesibili ukuthi, njengoba ewahlonipha aMasandawana, uthembisile ukuthi ngeke kube umdlalo olula kubona.

“Siyabahlonipha kodwa ngosuku lomdlalo, sizolwa njenge-Orlando Pirates. Sifuna ukuthola umphumela ozosenza sidlulele emzuliswaneni olandelayo futhi ngeke kube lula kubona,” kusho uJele.

Ukaputeni uyabazi ubuhlungu bokuhlulwa yiSundowns, yize wayengekho ngesikhathi iPirates ihlulwa yiDowns ngo 1-0 ngoMasingana kowe-DStv Premiership enkundleni efanayo.

Ugcizelele ukuthi umdlalo wangoLwesine awukho mayelana nokuziphindiselela.

“Kuzoba umdlalo nje, hhayi wokuziphindiselela. Okusemqoka ukuthi umncintiswano, kungenzeka ukuthi udlulele phambili noma uphume. Ngakho-ke, akukhona ukuziphindiselela. Sifuna ukudlulela emdlalweni owandulela owamanqamu,” kusho uJele.

Khonamanjalo, umqeqeshi weSundowns ongenavalo uRulani Mokwena, uqagele ukuthi iPirates kungenzeka ihlasele kanjani.

“UTshegofatso Mabasa noKabelo Dlamini baphakamisa iqembu ngesikhathi libhekene ne-Al Ahli Benghazi kwi-CAF Confederation Cup. Bobabili benze kahle futhi bashaya igoli benqoba ngo 3-0. Lokhu yikhona okuhle abasakwenzile,” kusho uMokwena.

“Kodwa ngaphandle kwalokho, ngingakutshela ngezinhlelo zePirates. Ngicabanga ukuthi sonke siyazi, ukuthi ngubani ozodlala nathi.”

Womabili la maqembu alibangise kulomdlalo enokuzethemba ngemuva kokuwina imidlalo yawo yokugcina.

Ozonqoba kulo mdlalo uzokwamukela iTshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila emdlalweni owandulela owamanqamu ngeSonto.

Umthombo wesithombe: @Masandawana