Durban gets ready for inaugural DStv Compact Cup, Dinaledi take on Coastal United in opening semi-finalFootball
DStv Compact Cup Serves Up Exciting Action, Warriors and Coastal United Secure Their Place in the Final
- Coastal United and Warriors will meet at the FNB Stadium in the final of the exciting DStv Compact Cup
- Coastal United overcame a strong Dinaledi side in the first game of the new and exciting competition
- Warriors and Amabutho contested an entertaining competition in the second game which Warriors won
Coastal United and Warriors booked their place in the final for the first ever DStv Compact Cup with thrilling wins over Dinaledi and Amabutho.
The final of the new and exciting competition will take place on 29 January 2022 at the FNB Stadium.
Coastal United saw off Dinaledi in the first game. Dinaledi had the more attacking set-up and were expected to dominate but they lost 3-0, Goal.Com reported.
Warriors overcame a strong Amabutho side 2-1 in the second semifinal, KickOff confirmed. Itumeleng Khune was in excellent form as he showed that he still has what it takes to be a number one choice keeper as he kept the Warriors in the lead.
Fans were thrilled with Itu's performance and praised the player on social media.
"Well done to the legends @IIKHUNE_32_16 and Happy jele you showed your experience. #DSTVCompactCup"
"Warriors should thank khune for their win... #mzansi's number1 #khune #DSTVCompactCup"
"It's going to be a while before we any keeper can dethrone @IIKHUNE_32_16 as msanzi's finest. No one comes close, even at his lowest point. #DSTVCompactCup"
They also praised the new competition and what it brought to local football.
Ghana sack coach Milovan Rajevac after disastrous AFCON campaign
In other soccer news that you need to know, the Ghana Football Association has sacked Black Stars coach Milovan Rajevac following the country's poor 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, Sports Brief reported.
The Serbian trainer leaves four months after replacing C.K Akonnor as head coach of the national team. According to reports, the FA will be releasing an official statement to confirm the departure of the coach on Saturday, January 22, 2021.
Milovan Rajevac supervised the four times African Champions to their worst ever Nations Cup, after failing to win a single game at the tournament in Cameroon. The Black Stars exited AFCON 2021 at the group stage, the first time since 2006 in Egypt.