ISundowns sekusele kancane iqophe umlando

Lubhalwe nguMichael Madyira

IMamelodi Sundowns esalelwe amaphuzu amathathu kuphela ukuthi yephule irekhodi layo izovakashela iStellenbosch enkundleni i-Athlone, okuwumdlalo omqoka wePremier Soccer League ngoMgqibelo.

Njengamanje iSundowns ihlezi kumaphuzu angu-69 kanti idinga ukunqoba ukuze iphule irekhodi lamaphuzu angu-71 abalibeka ekupheleni kwesizini ka-2015-16.

Kodwa iStellenbosch esendaweni yesibili nayo izimisele ngokuqoqa amaphuzu ukuze igcine amathemba ayo futhi iqede phezulu ku-CAF Champions League.

Umqeqeshi weStellenbosch, uClive Barker uthe ku-website yeqembu kuzoba yinselelo enkulu ukuthi baqede endaweni yesibili ku-log.

“Kodwa kuyinselelo esiyijabulelayo njengoba sifuna ukuzivivinya ngompetha,” usho kanje.

“Futhi siyazi ukuthi cishe sizodinga amaphuzu aphezulu emidlalweni yethu emibili elandelayo ukuze sizuze lokho.”

Leli qembu laseCape Winelands linephuzu elilodwa ngaphezu kwe-Orlando Pirates esendaweni yesithathu nayo ephokophele ukubuyela emqhudelwaneni wezwekazi lase-Afrika.

“Ngakho-ke kufanele senze kahle kakhulu kule sizini sibhekene neSundowns, engikholwa ukuthi izosinika ithuba lokuthola umphumela esiwudingayo,” kusho uBarker.

ISundowns ingase yenzele amaBhakabhaka umusa kusasa ntambama uma ehlula iStellenbosch. Ngemuva kokudlala imidlalo engu-25 ingahluliwe, iStellenbosch imenidlalo emithathu ingawini.

Manje sebebhekene neSundowns, engakahlulwa emidlalweni engu-51 ilandelana yePSL kanti izimisele ngokuphula irekhodi lomaphuzu.

Njengoba isinqobile isicoco seligi, amaBrazillians kusazodingeka awine eminye imidlalo emibili ukuze afinyelele kumaphuzu abawafunayo uma ehluleka ukuhlula iStellenbosch.

Kungakapheli ngisho emasontweni amabili adlule, iSundowns iqumbe phansi iStellenbosch ngamagoli amabili kwelilodwa emdlalweni owandulela owamanqamu weNedbank Cup, kanti amaMaroons azofuna ukugwema ukushaywa futhi.

Isithombe esingenhla: Stellenbosch vs Mamelodi Sundowns

Umthombo wesithombe: Stellenbosch

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