MTN 8 : 1st Leg semi-final Chippa United vs Mamelodi Sundowns Match Preview
Eastern Cape outfit Chippa United will go into Sunday’s clash against Mamelodi Sundowns with intentions to win the 1st leg of the MTN8 semi finals.
Chippa United are taking part in the MTN 8 for the first time ever since they were promoted to the Premier Soccer League
The Chilli Boys registered their first league win over Free State Stars in front of their home fans.
Four days later they travelled to Rustenburg to play their MTN8 quarter final match against a stubborn Platinum Stars and made it off with a win.
Former Pirates defender Dan Malesela who joined the club as head coach has brought joy to the Eastern Cape supporters and the players have started understanding his philosophy and style of play.
The Chilli Boys are dishing great entertaining football with lots of fair and skills.
They brand is what the late Ted Dumitru always advocated for under the maximal training system
The players are giving their all for their coach and will look to the encounter against the indomitable Downs who have quality players that could prove too much for the Chilli Boys.
New player like Bongani Ndulula , Linda Shiba and Menzi Masuku will want to thank their coach for having faith in them.
Both Chippa United and Mamelodi Sundowns are playing an entertaining brand of football and this promises to be a great exciting game
The club has their sight on the 8 million prize money and will need to go through one of the best clubs in the PSL currently in Mamelodi Sundowns.
A win for Chippa will draw them closer to final of the tournament. The club chairman Chippa Mpengesi has promised his players a huge bonus if they win the trophy.
The game will be live at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Saturday 11 September 2016 at 15:00