Aces coach sets sights on CAF

2016-03-02 06:00

MUHSIN ERTUGRAL, the Mpumalanga Black Aces coach, has expressed his desire to take his team into the Confederation of African Football (CAF) competition next season.

Despite failing to collect any points during their last two games, the Mpumalanga Black Aces have shown great improvement in their performances this season under the guidance of Ertugral.

AmaZayoni are in position four on the log after 21 games, as they continue their best Absa Premiership season in a long time.

Ertugral won the CAF Confederation Cup – then known as the Mandela Cup or African Cup Winners’ Cup – in 2001 with Kaizer Chiefs.

The Turkish-born coach is now determined to take Aces into Africa.

“We really want to go there.

“I feel since 2001 Z when I won the cup Z there has been no team from South Africa who won the cup, since CAF abolished the tournament in 2004,” Ertugral said.

“It is important that South African teams go and play in Africa.

“Even my team must go there and learn.

“South Africa is a beautiful country, but we also need to go and see the other side of Africa and how football is played there,” he added.
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