Dominic Isaacs wants to keep Cape Umoya's Nedbank Cup run going
The Nedbank Cup resumes this week and the two remaining National First Division teams, Cape Umoya United and TS Galaxy, will be in action in the first game of the quarter-finals, when Umoya host Galaxy at the Athlone Stadium on Wednesday. Umoya Coach Dominic Isaacs says he has used this FIFA international break to give some of his players some rest ahead of the cup game after they picked up a key win in the league against Real Kings, and now Isaacs hopes to get another good result at home and reach the semi-finals. Isaacs says he knows what to expect from Dan Malesela’s team and does not expect a different approach from Galaxy just because it is a cup game. The former Ajax Cape Town and Kaizer Chiefs defender says there is absolutely no pressure from management with regard to the cup, and considering the team’s earlier struggles in the NFD, their cup run has been a surprise. Though the match will be televised, Isaacs actually would not mind if it was not like all their previous games, and he hopes the cameras will not distract some of his younger players. But fortunately Isaacs has a lot of experienced players like Nathan Paulse, Manti Mekoa, Roscoe Pietersen and Erick Chipeta to call on, who are no strangers to a bigger stage.