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SuperSport secure TKO semi-final match

By Natali Iverson - Oct 27, 2014
SuperSport secure TKO semi-final match

SuperSport United head coach, Gordon Igesund, has said that he was pleased with his team’s 2-1 win over Bidvest Wits in the Telkom Knockout (TKO) quarter-final’s game at Johannesburg’s Bidvest Stadium on Saturday.

Igesund expressed his happiness after the game, saying that SuperSport is just “two steps away from glory.”

"It was a tough 90 minutes, coming away from home against a team like Wits, it was always going to be difficult," he said.

"I was really pleased with the performance from the players, they got stuck in, we passed the ball around nicely.

"We lost out way a little bit for about 15 minutes towards the end of the first half...but at the end of the day, tough game,” he added.

Midfielder, Dove Wome, scored the first goal for United with Lebogang Manyama, scoring the second, securing United’s win and a place in the semi-final match against Orlando Pirates.

Bidvest Wits:

Josephs. Kwakman, Mkhwanazi, Hlatshwayo, Nhlapo. Shongwe, Vilakazi (Isaacs 69'), Zuke, Sheppard (Pule 64'), Katongo, Botes (Nngcobo 76'

SuperSport United: 

Williams; Moloi, Daniels, Diouf, Khumalo (Pietersen 81'), Morton, Mathebula, Wome (Mkhabela 71'), Mokeke, Phala, Ndlovu (Manyama 51') 


Photo Caption: SuperSport United head coach, Gordon Igesund, is happy with his team's performance in the quarterfinal match against Bidvest Wits. Photo courtesy of www.kickoff.com