Celtic battles Polokwane City
11/17/2017 2:15:29 PM

The Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane will on Sunday (19 November 2017) be the battlefield for a crunch Telkom Knockout semifinal clash between Polokwane City and Bloemfontein Celtic.

The games between the two teams have always produced sparkles and the 2012 winners of the same tournament (Celtic) will be hoping to seize victory and qualifying for the final.

On the contrary, the home team has had scintillating displays recently and will be gunning for their first final ever since promoted to the elite league.

Celtic midfield maestro Lantshene Phalane is optimistic about the upcoming game “The comradeship in the team and our vow to win something this season will see us through on Sunday.

We are one step closer to reaching the final and have made a commitment to the management that we can do it. Nothing is impossible and fighting as a unit has been our trend recently, the zeal and passion reigning in the team is astonishing. Fulfilling our promise to the supporters is what pushes us all the time.”

Phalane spoke about the on-filed motivation from the head coach, Veselin Jelušic “The greatest motivator in the team must be coach Ves, his amazing man-management skills have kept us going. His approach, to address us both as a team and individually to discuss our shortcomings while providing solutions is commendable. We are psychologically ready and greatly inspired by the atmosphere on-and-off the field.”

The match which will be live on both SuperSport and SABC is scheduled to kick off at 15h30.