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Head Coach, Dan Malesela has apologized to referee, Mr Qongqo and his Team after appearing to question the official’s decision to send off Rhulani Manzini during the 2-0 loss in the hands of Bloemfontein Celtic on Sunday, 19 February 2017.
Striker, Rhulani “Iron Ball” Manzini was shown a red card in the first half for an off the ball incident.
Malesela having seen the footage of the match, sent his apologies to the referee that was in charge of the match.
Head Coach, Dan Malesela was able to pick up positives despite a 2-0 loss away in Bloemfontein against Celtic on Sunday, 19 February 2017.
The Port Elizabeth-based side lost the services of key player Rhulani Manzini who was sent off in the first half following an off the ball incident.
“The loss of Rhulani (Manzini) had an impact on the outcome,” said Malesela addressing the media after the game.
“We showed a lot of character today despite playing with 10 men for
Andile Mbenyane has backed his teammates to bounce back on Friday, 24 February when they host Golden Arrows at Sisa Dukashe, but has warned that senior players must lead the way.
Chippa United has bloodied in young players this season with most senior players moving on to “greener pastures”.
Despite starting the 2016/2017 season on a high note, it has been a stop-start season for the Chilli Boys, and they will be hoping to return to winning ways on Friday.
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