DURBAN – Cavin Johnson would have loved to advance to the last four of the Telkom Knockout, but he has accepted that AmaZulu are out and that they need to focus on climbing the PSL standings.
Usuthu suffered a 3-1 loss to Orlando Pirates on Saturday at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban in the quarter-finals of the cup competition.
Thembinkosi Lorch notched a brace and Xola Mlambo was also on the score-sheet, while 27-year-old Bongi Ntuli struck a consolation goal for Usuthu.
AmaZulu are languishing at the bottom of the league standings, with three points after nine matches.
“Relegation is not a nice word that I want to hear right now, but yes, in saying that, we found ourselves there.