If Maritzburg United are to have any chance of success in tomorrow’s Telkom Knockout final against Mamelodi Sundowns at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban, they will have to take their chances in front of goal.
The KwaZulu-Natal side go into the game as heavy underdogs against a star-studded Sundowns, but showed in their semi-final victory over Kaizer Chiefs that they can be a handful for the big guns.
Central to that success was striker Judas Moseamedi, maligned throughout his career as wasteful in front of goal. But he is a player who has scored a Telkom Knockout final winner, which he netted for Cape Town City against SuperSport United in 2016.
That victory was also achieved under current Maritzburg coach Eric Tinkler, who seems able to get the best out of the 25-yearold forward.
Moseamedi was born in Tzaneen and made his Premier Soccer League debut with Mpumalanga Black Aces in the 2015-16 season, scoring two goals in his first five appearances.
He was mainly used off the bench in that campaign by then coach Muhsin Ertugral and