Chippa United coach Morgan Mammila has explained why he wants his troops to face a DStv Premiership team.

Chippa advanced to the next round following a 2-1 penalty shootout against Polokwane City at Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on Tuesday.

So far, the upset of the tournament has been ABC Motsepe League side Dondol Stars knocking out five-time champions SuperSport United.

Dondol are one of only two SAFA teams left in the competition. The other being Limpopo side Mpheni Home Defenders.

Cape Town Spurs, Casric Stars and Venda Football Academy are the only Motsepe Foundation Championship clubs left in the competition.

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Mammila explained why he doesn’t want to meet minnows in the next round.

“To be honest with you, I would be happy if I can get a Premiership team. I will be happy,” he said.

“Because they have something to lose, they have pressure. These Dondols’ and others they have nothing to lose and there is no pressure. They are coming to the games for entertainment and they will surprise you.

“I don’t want to see them. I just am just praying to God that help me, give me intangazam [my peers],”

Mammila believes experience always come in handy in such competitions.

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“I have said it before that experience is the only thing that would help us win this match. Once they missed the first penalty I knew that were going to miss another one and they did that.”

The full list of teams in contentious for Wednesday draw; Mamelodi Sundowns, Marumo Gallants, Dondol Stars, Sekhukhune United, Cape Town Spurs, Kaizer Chiefs, Stellenbosch, Golden Arrows, Venda Football Academy, Mpheni Home defenders, Orlando Pirates, AmaZulu, Casric Stars, TS Galaxy, Royal AM and Chippa United.

The draw will take place at 18:00 in Randburg, Johannesburg.


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