Cape Town City captain Thamsanqa Mkhize spoke about the situation in the team. Players responded positively to the Jan Olde Riekerink. He came into the club last month, replacing their old coach Benni McCarthy.
Since the time he comes to the club, he played two matches, in both of those games his team played draw. Right now we can see them in 11 places. At the beginning of the season, they have different plans. Now they can’t be satisfied with PSL results and log.
On Saturday they will play another game against Chippa United at Athlone Stadium. Right now Chippa United is in the last place, for sure they will want to win in this game. But it looks like Cape Town City will have one easy job in this game.
Jan Olde Riekerink has a great effect on the team
If we ask the Thamsanqa Mkhize, Jan Olde Riekerink has a great effect on the team. According to him, Chippa United is a team that causes problems every time they play against them.
But in the end, they need to focus on themselves. At the end of the day the only important thing is their team, said Mkhize. Right now they are in the process of adapting with a new coach. One thing is clear, their new coach has respect from the players. Because of that, they will give him their best performance.
Before their next game, they got one great information. Their midfielder Thabo Nodada’s goal was selected for the Absa Premiership Goal of the Month. He scores this goal in the game against Orlando Pirates.
The 31-year-old player spoke about the situation in the team after they stayed without a coach. They have many difficulties. Players faced after the club announced that they are without a coach.
For the team was difficult to process this situation, they need to process the fact that their head coach is gone. But luckily they are professional players, this is a normal situation in soccer. Right now they can only adapt to the new coach, respect him. In the end, do everything they can for the team.