Old foes meet in Top8 semis
league success coming in 2004/5.
On the other hand, Lioli and Bantu have dominated local footootball over the past five years but according to LCS and LDF coaches hes Mpitsa Marai and Motheo Mohapi,api, it is time this dominance came to an end.
According to Mohapi, LDF provedved themselves by beating powerhouseuse Matlama, and face Lioli full of cononfidence.
“We fought hard to reach the semifinals and I’m very proud of my team because we played a very ery tough opponent, Matlama, in the quarterfinal,” Mohapi said.
“What i can tell you is that we are not afraid of Lioli and we will give them a good run as we fight for a final berth.
“This is a good chance for us to win something this season and i believe we have the quality to do it.”.”
On the other hand, Marai said he was happy to lead LCS to the semis.mis.
“it has not been easy to get t here as we played against determined opponents, Likhopo, in the quarterfinals, but we willl continue to work hard to do evenn better,” Marai said.
“We look forward to the semifinal against Bantu which will also be a very tough match.
“i have a good idea of what to expect from Bantu and we will have to do our homework properly to be ready for the challenge.”
Winners of the competition bankrolled by insurance company LNIG walk away with M100 000, with the secondplaced team pocketing M80 000. The third-placed side is set to go home M60 000 richer, and fourthplaced side receiving M40 000. The four quarterfinal losers would each take home M30 000.
LDF coach Motheo Mohapi.