Arrows Coach: We Lost The Game In The First 15 Minutes

Vusumuzi Vilakazi
Vusumuzi Vilakazi

Golden Arrow Co-Coach Vusumuzi Vilakazi felt his side's slow start to the game cost them against Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday.

Arrows ended the year with a defeat after going down 2-0 to the Soweto giants, with Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana and Edmilson Dove scoring in the first half.

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The Arrows tactician felt his side were not able to recover from the disappointing start against Arthur Zwane's troops.

“We lost the game in the first 15 minutes. I think it is something that we always stress as coaches for players to always focus and I think coming in the four lines you always need to know that you have an assignment ahead of you,” Vilakazi told SuperSport after the game.

“But I think we lacked concentration and double the effort in terms of coming back and stuff like that but we had that hope because they scored two goals in the 45 minutes.

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“And we had the 45 minutes in the second half but we decided to shut the door and make sure that there is no room for errors and try to focus more in creating scoring opportunities and score.

“I think we created a few, we hit the post twice but I cannot falter the effort and hard work from the players but I still think we need to focus on the game and not allow the opposition to score silly goals,” the former striker added.

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