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The Citizen (KZN) - - Sports Express - By Nick Said

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

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