Downs to fight for early glory



May 4, 2016
Downs to fight for early glory

Sundowns' ready for early celebrations. CREDIT: Source

Mamelodi Sundowns’ coach Pitso Mosimane has told his players to “fight for their lives” against AmaTuks tonight so that they can hopefully wrap up the PSL title race with two games to spare (kickoff 7.30pm).

Downs were competing for the league, Nedbank Cup and Caf Champions League – and now they only have the Premiership to fight for.

Against Ajax Cape Town last week, the Brazilians looked like they were choking in their goalless draw, but Pitso turned it around with his players, coming from behind to moer Kaizer Chiefs to put them one win from glory.

And Bra Jingles reveals his secret to getting his team out of the slump.

He says: “I said to them, ‘is this the same team? Are these the same players? Who have we changed to?’

“We needed to get back and play exactly the same way as we did. If we play exactly the same way as we did in those matches, we are bound to get the positive results.”

If Wits failed to Black Aces last night, Downs will have the chance to take the title tonight.

Sundowns defender Wayne Arendse believes he and his teammates have got the message.

He says: “We told ourselves that there is no way we can just become a bad team overnight.

“It’s just that we needed to pick ourselves up as a team and get that momentum back. I think we showed against Chiefs that we are on that path…”

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