Ramblers coach Dave Fransman said thorough preparation for their quarterfinal against Eleven Arrows had seen them record a comfortable 4-0 victory to qualify for the semifinals.
â??We prepared thoroughly for this match and I told our players that we must instill our own style on the match from the start, because I didnâ??t want Arrows to make a flying start again.
African Stars coach Gilbert Rwasoka said a change of tactics at halftime enabled his team to come from behind to beat SKW in their MTC NFA Cup quarterfinal clash on Saturday,
SKW took the lead when Marco van Wyk headed in from a corner shortly before halftime, but Rwasoka said he was not worried that they would lose.
Mighty Gunners coach David Snewe said he was â??over the moonâ?? after his team knocked Black Africa out of the MTC NFA Cup competition and believed that they could go all the way to win the lucrative trophy.
Orlando Pirates coach Ali Akan admitted that his team was rather fortunate to beat Eleven Brothers in their MTC NFA Cup quarterfinal match on Saturday.
Eleven Brothers took the lead through Gerson Doeseb midway through the first half, but were unlucky to concede an equalizer just before halftime. Goalie Ronny Kahuure fumbled a cross and Patrick Jagger pounced on to the ball to stab it into the net.
Mighty Gunners produced the biggest shock of the MTC NFA Cup quarterfinals when they knocked Black Africa out at the Oshakati Stadium on Saturday.
The Otjozondjupa First Division champions stunned Black Africa with two goals within three minutes in the second half, and although BA veteran Masepo Dausab managed to pull one back from a freekick, Mighty Gunners held on for a memorable victory.