Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Football Writer
1 minute read
3 Apr 2019
11:10 am

Chiefs will be the team to watch next season – Mosimane

Tshepo Ntsoelengoe

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has praised his Kaizer Chiefs counterpart Ernst Middendorp, saying he is highly tactical and brave.

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane with his Kaizer Chiefs counterpart Ernst Middendorp (Photo by Lee Warren/Gallo Images)

This is after Middendorp has opted to play fourth choice goalkeeper Bruce Bvuma and youngsters like Happy Mashiane and Nkosingiphile Ngcobo in the recent games.

“Coach Middendorp is awkward. He plays very awkward football‚ he is highly tactical. It is unbelievable… the tactics. He plays his own way. He is brave. He can put anybody on the bench,” said the Downs coach earlier this week.

“He doesn’t care. He can play with Bvuma in goal. Ask me if my fourth goalkeeper would take over? His fourth goalkeeper took over because ‘Itu’ (Itumeleng Khune) is his first choice. I would say Virgil Vries and Daniel Akpeyi are second or third. He is doing it. No issues‚ no problems. He is bringing in the youngsters and they are coming up. I think Chiefs are a team to watch next year.”

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