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Mamelodi Sundowns coach Johan Neeskens says they will not underestimate Powerlines FC

Posted: 7 February 2012 Time: 10:01 am

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Johan Neeskens insists his side will not underestimate minnows Powerlines FC when they meet in the Nedbank Cup.  

The Brazilians were drawn to face the amateur team in last night's draw and although the coach admits the difficulties of playing the unknown in cup competitions, he says his side will avoid any embarrassment.    "We've seen a lot of surprises in the FA Cup in England so everybody has to be warned don't underestimate any team," he says.   "I don't know too much about the team, but for sure we are going to find out what qualities they have and we will take them seriously and hopefully we win the first game.   "Every game is difficult; we have to give them respect and we will do that," he adds.   Neeskens, however, also believes that retaining Elias Pelembe and signing Anthony Laffor during the January transfer window period will be vital in their quest for glory in the League and the Nedbank Cup.   "Laffor is a player with a lot of qualities and he has demonstrated that in the years that he played for SuperSport United.   "We must give him more time; he just came to a new team with a new system and he has adapted to that, but so far I'm happy with his performance and the attitude and hopefully he will be ready when we resume next week," he says. 

Article by: Ike Khoza

Previous comments on this story...

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posted: 10:12 am

Sundowns, Pirates neva luz 2 minnow/armature teams so Neeskens cn relax n jst pray 2 avoid Pirates in de last 16, infct der is a certain team tht shud b woried tht thy drw a minnow team.

Cape Town All stars is going 2 b famous like Baroka FC and Tuks.
champ nespray is a movie star look-alike coach
posted: 10:20 am
if it happens dat powerlines use bucs style on mamelodi kung fu panado, m afraid ndunu fc will have 2 b called mamelodi power-lines panda FC.

Sen-sai neeskens it seems democracy hvent yet polished u. wth close to a year in SA i xpected u to look like matthew booth...but no, ur still a raw boere (wors)smelling apartheid

ndunu fc pliers: ur slow-motion tik-dagga football played with high minds will be put to rest by powerlines, beware the chokes,lol.

power-lines playas: sandoms playas consist of many bucs rejects, dnt b afraid of dem cos they played for bucs in the past, they neva made the starting 11. dnt be afraid if u see nesgesin the apartheid veteran holding a saikwi on de touchline...he use dat on his playas

mamelodi kunfu panda fence: go to de stadium wearin either de white,red or black bucs jersy to the stadium...this may help to intimidate those powerlines playas. it was proven by scientist that the name orlando pirates wins bucs games. dnt foget to take coke n cocaine to the stadium,lol

football tik-daga is played wth high minds indeed...taught by sen-sai neeskens holding a sai-kwi,lol
Senganga
posted: 10:22 am
We really need this Nedbank and League cup. "Powerlines...tshaba mo tseleng wa re bona re masandawana....wa re bona re masandawana....wa re bona re masandawanaa" singing. Sorry Powerlines, the timing is not right boys.
Anonymous
posted: 10:23 am
The only manager like coach in de psl. Downs is doin europe emzantsi. Luv us if u can.
Happy Person
posted: 10:28 am
KEEP DREAMING JOHN 14, BUT BEWARE OF WHO YOU PLAY NEXT SHUD YOU BEAT THE MINNOW.

ONCE AND HAPPY
champ nespray is a movie star look-alike coach
posted: 10:41 am
sen-sai neeskens looks smart in black n white(orlando pirates) clours. i wonder wat happened to the yello colors.

power-lines coach is jus disaster in his light gold t-shirt(chimps) color.

the gold that is worn by powerlines coach is the same gold chimps will use this season
Mgugudi: The Treble Addict
posted: 11:20 am
Aikhona!!! This Sundowns coach is a drunkard, he must be taken to a nearby rehab. The thought of Pirates make him drink more hence he is wearing our colours to get used to the ghosts.

Look at his face, its a full moon phuza face. Its a shame that Motsepe pays this guy lots of money to visit Kaizer Jnr beauty spar but with no concequences unless they are seeing each other.
champ nespray is a movie star look-alike coach
posted: 11:27 am
sen-sai neeskens look like he have already being choked by the power-lines.

when he play pirates the oldest boer in mzansi looks worse.

when he play chimps the old-man hve cracks in his azz cos doms hve always done ndunu dunu for chips from a long time ago

the only time he looks fresh they will be playing in swazi-land against mswati kngdom xv
Anonymous
posted: 11:57 am
Oh! Nkos'yam! Iywengu ze-Pirates bathong? Yesesss! even Chiefs ones were not this loud and wild at the same time tjo! I mean every single topic whether it's about Pitso, The Afcon, Egyptian riots Piracy even Mgqumeni they still will only comment about the trebble no ways sekwanele phela, Yuuh!

Sir Neeskins, save us from this madness tu, play to meet Pirates and nothing else, if you lose the Nedbank cup but beat Pirates by five it'll be enough for the Yellow family, thanks in advance. Still Yellow!
Anonymous
posted: 12:13 pm
2 those pirates fans nt ol of dem gt bg mouth my advice 2u the higher u go the harder u fol
Champ-Bones
posted: 12:21 pm
This perenial drunkard should be celebrating the avoidance of Pirates this time around instead of mocking the unknown Power-lines. 1 thing for sure, they can run but they wont hide.
We just waiting to meet them again and continue where we left, they can combine all their Japaneese and Chineese kung fu styles but this time around they won't leave scot free like we did with them the last time.
Anonymous
posted: 12:34 pm
@sweyts.. I tell u dis Idiotic Fellowship Church kababu "nkulunkulu weyduphunga" Khoza is growing strong lol
Champ-Bones
posted: 12:42 pm
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Johan Neeskens insists his side will not underestimate minnows Powerlines FC when they meet in the Nedbank Cup.

Mr Drunkard drug lord you better not underestimate them coz hoolihanism is a course offered at the university of Mamelodi. Just ask a certain Stoickvoich how it feels when the likes abo Sweyts shows their true colours.
Enjoy your wines and whoonga when it last Mr Heinken
Champ-Bones
posted: 12:43 pm
cor....hooliganism
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