Cape Town – Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Siphelele
Ntshangase has vowed to put his emotions aside when Amakhosi host Black
Leopards in the Telkom knockout tie on Sunday.
Ntshangase burst onto the scene during his
time at Lidoda Duvha but left the club while they were still in the National
First Division in search of greener pastures in the Premiership.
The 25-year-old will now face his former
team for the first time on Sunday and believes helping Amakhosi win the cup tie
will be more important than his emotions.
“It’s going to be an emotional game. I
still have some friends at Leopards. However, I am now a Khosi, I want to win
trophies and that’s why I came to Chiefs,” Ntshangase told his club
“Leopards will come all guns blazing,
because they have nothing to lose. It’s an opportunity for the players to shine
and be noticed.
“We respect Leopards, but we will have
to look at the bigger picture and that’s that we want to progress to the
quarterfinals of the Telkom Knockout.
“We took a lot of positives out of
that Macufe Cup game against Bloemfontein Celtic, and we have been working hard
at training to further improve.
“I am sure our supporters will be
there and be our 12th man, because we are playing good football. To be honest,
we haven’t even reached our best yet.”