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Best & Worst of the Weekend

Posted: 6 October 2014 Time: 10:32

It was a weekend of huge drama in the Telkom Knockout Cup – and one littered with spectacular goals. Here is the best and worst …

Goal of the Weekend: We were spoilt for choice this weekend. Elias Pelembe’s winner for Sundowns, Mark van Heerden’s long-range equaliser for AmaZulu, Bernard Parker’s moment of ingenuity against Maritzburg or even Sameegh Doutie’s finish against Swallows. But the Goal of the Weekend goes to Jabulani Shongwe, for his composed, curling effort into the top corner in Wits’ 3-0 win against Swallows. 

Player of the Weekend: Patrick Phungwayo had a great game as Orlando Pirates beat Polokwane City 2-1, coming in for the suspended Thabo Matlaba, but Thabiso Nkoana takes the award for his brace – and an allround solid game – as Ajax thumped Mpumalanga Black Aces 3-0.

Moment of the Weekend: It’s been a horror season for AmaZulu, and for the game againsr Bloemfontein Celtic coach Craig Rosslee was asked to step aside, though not (yet) fired. It looked like another defeat as they were trailing 2-0 with less than 10 minutes to go, but Mark van Heerden’s goal on 81 minutes – a long-range screamer – proved the catalyst for an unlikely turnaround. Usuthu went on to win 3-2.

Weekend to forget for: Ernst Middendorp and Celtic. To throw away a winning position for there is criminal, and it only adds to an already woeful season which has seen them win only once. The axe is looming …

Quote of the Weekend: “I want to say something, because I want to protect the coach; because I’m in the team talks. It’s not fair! The players are not listening to what we’ve told them to do. And I’m going to personally give them a blasting, and I want the coach to be there. It’s nonsense, because everyone will blame the coach but it’s bull-dust." – Swallows boss Leon Prins after losing to Wits.

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GinoFeelo Balotelli
posted: 2014-10-06 08:47:47

WTF?? Like Really editor.....We know they did good but do U really expect comments with the Amazulu photo???


Here is an idea....Put this on maan....

mzwazwazwa
posted: 2014-10-06 08:49:24

i like you idea...tllll

Funky
posted: 2014-10-06 08:50:57

As for swallows,they like cheap options,that why Leon prince will protect the cheap coach

Get manqoba mnqithi and get his assistant from former birds players

Inkomo
posted: 2014-10-06 08:51:52

I personally think AmaZulu/Celtics game takes all..

GinoFeelo Balotelli
posted: 2014-10-06 08:58:07

Funky


Where the hell does Swallows get these Europeans....babathathaphi labantu...I mean are they a real deal nje nakhona....where can u find uNegardze nje??...I am suspecting they Prins camps at backpackers' refuge and take in laba asebaphelelwe imali....

Yakobe
posted: 2014-10-06 09:04:34

@Swallows fr Prins brutal attackin players h dd wht h dd cs h pay dem bt h nids 2buy young ones hu r stil eager to listen any instructions frm anyone to deliver

Funky
posted: 2014-10-06 09:04:46

They like cheap options GINO, noma sebethole I sponsor Kuyafana

Funky
posted: 2014-10-06 09:07:35

Prins should watch multichoice diski challenge there,s lot of good players there especially at Celtic

GinoFeelo Balotelli
posted: 2014-10-06 09:12:37

Funky


Nxx!!! After Amazulu's one...I must safely say...I hate Swallows' management wit all my heart...I mean who cannot see that Greg Etafia has had a big hand in Swallows past and recent failures??....I mean they have useless legends hogging space for fresh blood...Yabo if bekuyimina that heads PSL would have relegated Swallows for doing nothing to better their situation....Mxm..

Dooba
posted: 2014-10-06 09:13:51

Not every now and then do we witness one scoring with a chest, a scotcha of it nogal... that is the weekend's moment there editor

GinoFeelo Balotelli
posted: 2014-10-06 09:14:07

Funky


Mxm...I doubt he evn has a TV set loyo Prins wakhona....

Tjoo istingy leyanja yeses....

Beerginner
posted: 2014-10-06 09:14:17

The Swallows owner is protecting his white coach and blasting his black players. Every one can see that Mr lollipop is the problem at Swallows

GinoFeelo Balotelli
posted: 2014-10-06 09:16:55

Cowditor....is Ajax now having a sponsor or they dont want it at all...please find out....


What's with this "17.10.14" on their shirts???

papamokhuane the return baba
posted: 2014-10-06 09:20:16

Funky That number 9 who plays central midfield for swallows is a gem i think his name is Lerato...brilliant touches and passess

MabandlaMkhize
posted: 2014-10-06 09:29:46

Beerginner 

I am getting tired of this; your team your coach so do whatever pleases you I have no business of interfering as for me I will watch rugby even if they loose but they never stop fighting for points.

Makabaza
posted: 2014-10-06 09:31:11

Funky ur right for swallows i will recommend Mothokosizi msomi(Tank ) of wits the guy is gut quality striker,only he nids a psl team he cn play for and another one is Pirates No 11,

Funky
posted: 2014-10-06 09:32:32

New sponsor coming on that date

Like those who promised to be unstopable on august then a month later they won a silver medal as usual

Funky
posted: 2014-10-06 09:33:43

Those are my warriors( springboks)

Beerginner
posted: 2014-10-06 09:39:10

MabandlaMkhize Beerginner Are you talking about Downs. I don't get why you getting tired of my team

zanemoosa
posted: 2014-10-07 06:35:50

GinoFeelo Balotelli we AJEX trade in Euros don't need rand the shirts goes to fan 

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