Monday, August 15, 2022

Mogomotsi admits squabbles led to Centre Chiefs’ poor form

Mochudi Centre Chiefs spokesperson Clifford Mogomotsi has admitted that the divisions in the team’s committee contributed immensely to the team’s poor run of form early in the season. This is the first time that Chiefs have openly accepted that there were problems in the clubs at the start of the campaign.

“There is no point of denying that we were divided and this stalled the progress of the team. People have to understand that wherever there are divisions, one is bound to fail. If we

(committed) embraced the changes which were brought forward, we could be far by now,” he said.
At the start of the season, new members of the committee were brought in to push their side towards professionalism but the members of the old committee were reported to be sabotaging the new order.

Mogomotsi said the attitude was wrong. “There was no commitment from our part and it was wrong. Right now, I’m happy that we have sorted out our differences and we intend to help the team to be the best,” he pointed out.

He urged the supporters to be united for the good cause of the club. “I’m happy that they (supporters) are starting to come to our games and training sessions in large numbers and this is good,” he added.

Mogomotsi added that the internal differences even affected the players because they failed to perform on the pitch. He said that had they been united from the start of the campaign, Chiefs could have been top of the league table.

Currently, Magosi as Chiefs are know, are placed second with 47 points and trail defending champions Township Rollers by seven points. Since the New Year, Magosi have been in top form and are still to lose a game.

In their last five games, Chiefs have recorded four wins and a draw. They have rattled the net 16 times while conceding four. At the weekend, Chiefs beat their nemesis ECCO City Greens 3-2 in Francistown.

“You must understand that since we’re pulling in the same direction, positive results are bound to come and this is what is happening. Even if we can lose the league to Rollers, we plan to win the Coca-Cola Cup after losing the final (to Rollers) last year,” he continued.

Interestingly, Chiefs have a mammoth task this weekend when they take on Rollers in a game which is seen as the title decider.

According to football commentators, if Rollers win the game, it will be game over for Magosi. The fact that both sides are engaged in a war of words over winger Joel ‘16′ Mogorosi is expected to add more fire to the clash.

“Beating Rollers is the sweetest thing and we want nothing less than maximum points from that game. I encourage our supporters to come in large numbers to rally behind the team,” Mogomotsi told The Telegraph. By the time of going to press, the Premier League office was still to finalise the ven


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