Coaches face former clubs

2016-09-21 06:00
SERAME LETSOAKA, Bloemfontein Cel-tic’s head coach.

SERAME LETSOAKA, Bloemfontein Cel-tic’s head coach.

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THE Premier Soccer League’s (PSL) intriguing fixture between Bloemfontein Celtic and Lamontville Golden Arrows again pits their current respective coaches, Serame Letsoaka and Clinton Larsen, against their former clubs too.

The players expected in the thick of things in their new team’s jersey are Dean Hotto for Celtic while Phunya Sele Sele former trio of Vuyani Ntanga, Lerato Lamola and Wayde Jooste will spearhead the new Durban-based outfit.

These players left their former clubs at the start of the current PSL 2016-’17 term while the coaches did so in the mid-2015-’16 season.

In the first meeting last April the opposing coaches, Letsoaka and Larsen, settled for a point each after their teams drew goalless in a fixture played at the Dr R.T Molemela Stadium.

They will again be facing off at the same venue. Kick-off is at 15:00.

Both coaches had their fair share of contrasting results in two league matches played, with Arrows managing to register a 2-0 win over Cape Town City after a 3-1 drubbing by Orlando Pirates in their opening match of the season.

Phunya Sele Sele gained a single point in last Wednesday’s derby against Free State Stars. Letsoaka’s warriors lost their opening fixture at home 0-1 to Maritizburg United.

The coaches look for their first win over their former mates in this Sunday’s only PSL fixture. Victory for Arrows will be their second in the new season and for Celtic it will be their first.

Letsoaka’s boys are yet to score a goal while his counterpart has managed three goals in two league fixtures. Letsoaka has already lamented his team’s inability to convert scoring chances created during games. He still has to contend with the challenge of finding cohesion and select suitable players from the newly enlisted 15 players.

His counterpart Larsen, who still has the nucleus of the strike force and mid-field to do the business, will be looking for improvement in Sunday’s encounter.

Although the two coaches would be happy at sharing the spoils, a win will be ideal, considering their ambitions to challenge for top spot and the league championship. They are miles apart on the log standings.

Arrows are in position seven while the hosts are presently rooted in the 14th spot on the log ladder.

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