Sibongiseni Gumbi
Football Writer
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28 Mar 2018
5:11 pm

Ekstein not happy with progress at Chiefs

Sibongiseni Gumbi

Having been nicknamed after one of the team’s best performers of their time and crowd favourite Jabu Pule (now Mahlangu), Hendrick Ekstein has not really set the scene alight at Amakhosi.

Hendrick Ekstein (Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix)

He has however promised that after four years at the team, he is still learning and willing to work hard to establish himself.

“To be honest I am not happy with my progress. I am still working on it and I am willing to work hard. I am learning from coach Steve (Komphela) and my teammates. My promise to the team and the supporters is that I will work hard and do more and do well for the team. I promise that I will do well,” he said.

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Ekstein is expected to be one of the players Komphela calls upon to do duty when they host Baroka FC in a Nedbank Cup quarter final at Nelson Mandela Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday evening.

He said they expect a difficult match and that past results count for nothing.

“We know it’s not going to be an easy game but we are ready as a team. We have been preparing well. Our previous results against them count for nothing,” he said.

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