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Bloemfontein Celtic will hold talks following aggressive behaviour between players in loss to Mamelodi Sundowns

Posted: 15 September 2014 Time: 08:32

Bloemfontein Celtic have confirmed that the club’s management, technical team and players will hold an urgent meeting this morning in ‘an effort to thrash out issues that might be affecting the players and technical team’.

Celtic were beaten 1-0 by Mamelodi Sundowns at Free State Stadium on Sunday and following the confusion that led to the goal, Celtic goalkeeper Patrick Tignyemb was seen fighting with Wandisile Letlabika, whose back pass to Tignyemb was intercepted and resulted in Elias Pelembe scoring for the visitors.

READ: Sundowns edge Celtic

Celtic chairman Max Tshabalala has released a statement confirming that there will be a meeting this morning and also apologies to the Siwelele fans for the loss.

“As the game ended, I personally went to the supporters together with the players and management to apologise for the loss,” he wrote. “We lost as a team and no individuals were responsible for the defeat.

“In a match, mistakes can work for you or against you, today, we were on the receiving end. When I took over this team I said that our supporters deserve better and they should not celebrate mediocrity. I understand their pain and promise our fans and followers that we will do better.”

The defeat has left Celtic in 11th place on the standings, with just one victory in their six league encounters thus far this season.

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posted: 2014-09-15 06:37:59

Patrick Tingnyemb deserves to be disciplined, what he did to Letlabika was disrespectful and it shouldn't go unpunished

GinoFeelo Balotelli
posted: 2014-09-15 06:38:21

Clubs are holding meetings already for poor results yet some mindless fans are still saying it is still too early

GinoFeelo Balotelli
posted: 2014-09-15 06:39:25


Liyaphapha lezaizai...its not the first tyme...he also pulled the same stunt kuBuchanan

posted: 2014-09-15 06:42:01

This Patrick guy he thinks he is all that, no so longer ago he was the weakest link at Celtics until he took off that Head gear and no one was pushing shoving him there by the polls, I remember Stemmer doing well in that time but this unprofessional guy was brought back in... 

Sir eeeemzaa walikhosi
posted: 2014-09-15 06:42:58

Moneylodi Signdowns and Orlando Pierats win through to their Sangomas

Unfortunately Pierats wont be lucky this time around as they did in beer cup and we'll humiliate the 3-0 just like 2010 TKO Final 

k4l : lets hear

King Ndoro Maphanga The Bones
posted: 2014-09-15 06:44:06

Sir eeeemzaa walikhosi 


You are just too excited

Ibhola Lethu
posted: 2014-09-15 06:45:48

Patrick Tignyemb must be punished heavily or worse deported. It's not his job to discipline other players plus that wasn't disciplining but fighting.... #Childish and very unprofessional. 

Beezy Buccaneer
posted: 2014-09-15 06:48:01

GinoFeelo Balotelli mario1983 Zai Zai...hehehekanti mjita ongowakuphi. Ukhulama amagama engiwaziyo. I didn't watch the game, I tried the 1st 15 min and it was too boring kanti beselishaya impama yini?

Siwelele Brigadier
posted: 2014-09-15 06:48:02

Pls guys(mzansi supporters) put us on prayers, I hope Jah didn't turn His back mo lefatsheng la Masele

Ka lerato leo Masele

Siwelele Brigadier
posted: 2014-09-15 06:48:26

I ws right at the stadium by the way

Filaz Roger Feutmba
posted: 2014-09-15 06:49:52

Lisile eligweja....nxaaaaa!!!

Dankie Wandisile LOL

posted: 2014-09-15 06:53:56

In the heat of the moment tempers are bound to sky-rocket and that's what happened between those 2 players. Some people might have interpreted that differently but I saw Tinyemb as someone who wasn't willing to loose yesterday.

He stood against Sundowns having an avalanche of goals yesterday. As for Letlabika, he's experienced and knows better what he should have done. Anyway tough luck, mistakes happen.

posted: 2014-09-15 06:55:47

Hahahaha keep on dreaming dude.....@Sir eeeeemza

Sir eeeemzaa walikhosi
posted: 2014-09-15 06:55:56

Maphanga    u wont be lucky young man

posted: 2014-09-15 06:56:09

Everytime when we play Celtics atrange things happen: who can forget when Celtics were handed a cup withou scoring but the ref said they scored, after that we came back stonger with Pitso & we walloped them home & away which resulted in LARSEN losing his job & the owner selling the club. Downs whip is painful i tell you. Now we beat them to such an extent that they fight one another, hhyi i Sundowns iyababa boss.

posted: 2014-09-15 06:57:32

Sir eeeemzaa walikhosi Okay Khosi...

Sir eeeemzaa walikhosi
posted: 2014-09-15 06:57:40

Paula12 lol lol kwaaak

The Yellow King
posted: 2014-09-15 06:58:57

I once like this keeper, but after yesterday attitude, I end up with lots on my mind to be desired, that's unprofessional Patrick, credit to Wandisile for not returning the favour 

CRM083® ~ We Cant Say Sesimnandi
posted: 2014-09-15 07:11:50

Biggymann I also interpreted it in that way Biggy. The 'keeper was really let down after all the saves he had pulled the entire match. We've seen the best goalkeepers show their frustrations, even our very own Khune. But then, Tignyemb should've tried to be cool about it, especially after the 1st altercation

posted: 2014-09-15 07:33:05

He desappointed lots of people, how can he manhandle his teammate like that?

And 90% of the games this season he cost celtics the points

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