Victory amid adversity

2016-06-08 06:00

MANY critics wrote off the Team of Choice even long before the first whistle was blown.

As an ardent supporter of the team, I travelled by bus to Potchefstroom together with 700 die-hard supporters to watch our team in the dying minutes make a comeback to demolish Jomo Cosmos and retain the right to remain in the premier league.

This was possible through the support of both the MEC of Sport and Recreation KZN and uMgungundlovu Council by providing the necessary transport.

My congratulations to the boys, coach and management for fighting to the very end, you have done us proud.

We travelled up in unity for one purpose, and that was to see our team demolish the opposition and to cement a place in the Premier League for next season. The approximately 704 spectators from the City of Choice by far outnumbered the spectators of the opposition.

To all the critics and prophets of doom eat your heart out and eat humble pie.

From a die-hard supporter, I believe that if every adult or young adult citizen of Pietermaritzburg showed some support to the Team of Choice in the City of Choice, I am certain the team would not find itself in a similar position again.

Viva Maritzburg United, viva.

Gops Naidoo Pietermaritzburg

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