It’s matchday fourteen for Mamelodi Sundowns Diski team, a huge task waiting for them in the form of Orlando Pirates. When the two sides meet the grass always suffers and the clash at Giant Stadium will not be short of action. The Young Brazilians go to the game with confidence as they dismantled Marumo gallants at home by three goals to one. In 2023 they have played two games and have won one and lost one. Coach Surprise Moriri and his side have been at work preparing for the Buccaneers and hopes that they will collect all the maximum points.
“Look we had a good result last week against Gallants, I am glad that we managed to score a few goals in that game, it’s done now, and we have a new task ahead of us which is Pirates. The past week we have been hard at work fine tuning the boys for this encounter. Its going to be a very interesting game and we have worked on what we feel will give us the result come Saturday”, said Moriri.
He further elaborated what time of game plan to expect against the young Pirates side, “Games against them are always tough, they demand a lot of intensity and most important goals are to be expected. They are very dangerous as a team, so we will be looking at not giving them any chances or spaces for them to hurt us. The boys are ready, we up against a side that is playing well and is second on the log standings and our main objective is to get three points tomorrow”.
After thirteen matches played, Masandawana are in position six, with nineteen points and will be going for a win to close the gap between them and the log leaders.
“We know it is a big game, we have been creating chances in the previous games and I know we will do the same and one thing I have been emphasizing to the guys is to convert. The side we are coming up against has a few individuals who can create something out of nothing, and we have a plan for that. We just going in there from the first whistle to fight for the maximum points and play good football”.
The game takes place at Giant Stadium in Soshanguve, and the Kick-off will be at 12:00 pm and will be televised on channel 202.