Tsepo Masilela's pep talk for Kaizer Chiefs

15 March 2016 - 02:38 By Tshepang Mailwane


It would be easy for Kaizer Chiefs players to give up and say the season is over, but Tsepo Masilela has urged his teammates to keep fighting or risk falling further down the Absa Premiership table. Amakhosi, who are almost guaranteed to finish the season without a trophy to display in the cabinet, will not be reading too much into Jomo Cosmos's 5-0 defeat to Orlando Pirates at the weekend when they take on Jomo Sono's men at FNB Stadium in the league on Tuesday night.After all, fourth-placed Amakhosi know how difficult playing relegation-threatened Cosmos can be, having been held to a goalless draw by a determined Ezenkosi in the first half of the season."We are not going to lie," said Masilela on Monday. "We are not in a good position."We are not saying Sundowns will hit a rough patch, but we should try turn things around for ourselves."At this stage of the season every team is dangerous."Chiefs, who are 13 points behind league leaders Mamelodi Sundowns, will be without midfield anchorman Willard Katsande due to suspension, while Cosmos will be missing Cheslyn Jampies.TV sport highlightTodayCricket: ICC Women World Twenty20 India Women v Bangladesh Women from 11.30am; ICC World Twenty20 India v New Zealand from 3.30pm, both on SS2Cycling: Tirreno-Adriatico Stage 7 San Benedetto Del Tronto/S.Benedetto D.T. 10.1km from 3.15pm on SS6Soccer: UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd Leg - Man City v Dynamo Kyiv from 9.40pm on SS3, Atletico Madrid v PSV Eindhoven from 9.40pm on SS5; Absa Premiership - Kaizer Chiefs v Jomo Cosmos from 7pm on SS4Tennis: ATP World Tour 1000 BNP Paribas Open Day 6 from 7.50pm on SS6

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