Ukungenzi kahle kweChiefs kuholele ekulahlekelweni yi-Soweto derby

Menzi Magubane

IOrlando Pirates iqhubekile nokubamba kahle ifomu yayo ngesikhathi ibhekene nomakhelwane bayo base-Soweto iKaizer Chiefs, ishaya Amakhosi ngamabili kwelilodwa kowe-DStv Premiership eOrlando Stadium ngoMgqibelo.

Umhlaseli wamaBhakabhaka uThembinkosi Lorch, obengumdlali ovelele kulo mdlalo, uthe bayazi ukuthi ukuzivikela kweChiefs kuhamba kancane.

“Sidlale ibhola ngemuva kwabo. Igoli lami liqhamuke ekusebenzini kwami okunzima ngiziqeqesha. Kungikhuthaza ukuthi ngenze kahle emidlalweni ezayo,” kusho uLorch.

ULorch uwenze ukuthi iPirates ihole ngaphambi nje kwekhefu kwathi uSiphesihle Ndlovu washaya igoli ephuma ebhentshini. UDaniel Cardoso unikeze iChiefs igoli lokududuza ngasekupheleni komdlalo.

Umqeqeshi wamaBhakabhaka uJosef Zinnbauer uthe, ukunqoba kubalulekile ukuthi baqhubeke nokufaka ingcindezi kubadlali abahamba phambili. Ngaphambi kwalo mdlalo babika ukuthi umsebenzi kaZinnbauer ubusemgqeni kanti ukuhlulwa kwi-derby kuzombona eshiya ikilabhu.

“Bengikufuna lokhu kunqoba kweqembu. Esiwombeni sokuqala besinamathuba kodwa emdlalweni wesithathu wokugcina yilapho esibe nezinkinga ngokushaya amagoli epalini,” kusho uZinnbauer.

“Esiwombeni sesibili senze obekufanele sikwenze ukuthola amagoli.”

Uthe banqatshelwe iphenalthi ecacile esiwombeni sesibili.

Umqeqeshi weChiefs uGavin Hunt uthe iqembu lakhe bekufanele linqobe umdlalo wabo ukube basebenzise amathuba abo.

“Yini enye engingayisho?” Kusho uHunt.

“Angazi ukuthi mangaki amagoli esiwavimbile, ngakho-ke senze kahle. Angikwazi ukubasola abadlali.”

“Lokho kuyinto eyisisekelo ebholeni ukuthatha amashansi kodwa futhi kufanele udlale kangcono. Ngokusho kwami, igoli lesibili bekungafanele lingene ukuba budedengu ngasohlangothini lwethu.”

La maphuzu amathathu ashiya amaBhakabhaka namaphuzu amahlanu emuva kweSundowns esesicongweni. IChiefs ihleli endaweni yesishiyagalombili yize ihluliwe.

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