Free Staters looking for rugby, soccer double


Phunya Sele Sele are pitted against Kaizer Chiefs in the semi finals conducted at the Wanderers club today, while Ea Lla Koto have a date with Mamelodi Sundowns in the other semi final.

Both Celtic manager, Khumbulani Konco and Free State Stars brand manager, Rantsi Mokoena are hoping that their teams can meet in the final.

“It is good that our teams avoided each other in the semifinals because this gives us a chance to meet in the final.

"We are happy with the draw as all four teams are good and deserve to be in the semi-finals.

_quote“We have been in good form since returning to the PSL and the boys don't need any other incentives than to win the R4.2-million at stake,” said Mokoena, who also attributed their good run this season to hard work.

Celtic manager, Khumbulani Konco said the Cheetahs victory in the Currie Cup at the weekend has inspired his team to do well in the Telkom Cup.

“We are very proud of Cheetahs achievement. They have made the province proud and their achievement has inspired us to do the same. We are ready for the battle against Chiefs.”