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Vodacom Challenge Final Preview

Vodacom Challenge Final Preview



Kaizer Chiefs overcame Orlando Pirates on penalties to reach the Vodacom Challenge final after the two sides drew 1-1 in the hotly contested local Soweto derby.

Amakhosi should field a similar team to the one which previously lost to City 1-0, although Reneilwe Letsholonyane will miss out after a heavy challenge from Blaise Kiaku broke his leg in the Pirates game.

Manchester City have confirmed that while Emmanuel Adebayor and Robinho are both set to take part in the final, new signing Carlos Tevez will not feature in tomorrows game due to a heel injury.

Mark Hughes spoke at the Vodacom press conference and said of the Argentinian: 'It is a shame for him, for us and for the South African public but unfortunately these things happen.

'Carlos has had a continual problem with his heel and we had it checked yesterday. He is probably going to miss a week of training.'

Adebayor or Robinho have only just joined up with the City squad in South Africa although Hughes has had time to assess both players.

'We have checked Emmanuel out and he has looked good so far, his fitness levels are fine and he could play a significant part tomorrow.'

The Vodacom Challenge previously been won by Tottenham Hotspur and local rivals Manchester United, City will be hoping to be the third premier league club to lift the stunning trophy.

The game will be available LIVE on City's official website from 1.30pm (kick-off 2pm).

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Writer:Lincolnsmariner
Date:Friday July 24 2009
Time: 9:30PM

Comments

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I wish we could win awesome silverware like the Vodacom Challenge Cup....
rslack
24/07/2009 23:44:00
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The more games we play the better we are going to be. A match day thread will be in the forum for all those who want to join us throughout the match and share your views of oohs and ARrrghs .
Buzz Lightyear
25/07/2009 05:46:00
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Should be a fantastic game. The new signings must be very impressed that they can win a trophy already! Let's hope this is the springboard to many more equally impressive international cup runs. C'mon the arab club!
Sir Cecil
25/07/2009 10:35:00
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wheres elano?
enzo city
25/07/2009 11:14:00
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Now let's see some of the City star quality. Robinho and Adebayor will want to show how they can forge a devastating attacking partnership. I hope Kaizer Chiefs are ready for this, because something rather special is about to happen.
Sindbad
25/07/2009 12:43:00
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