Cape Town - While
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane would love to be matched against lower
division opposition when the last 16 of the Nedbank Cup is drawn on Thursday,
he is not holding his breath.
fighting for his life
The Brazilians emerged from a tough encouter against Thanda
Royal Zulu with a 2-0 win at Loftus Versveld Stadium.
Sundowns made history in the competition when they
embarrassed Powerlines FC 24-0 in 2012, but Mosimane has suggested the draw
might not be entirely random.
"I don't have the liberty like other people, I see they
could play whoever they want to play," Mosimane says.
"I would love to play against an ABC [Motsepe League] team.
"I would love to play against a Castle League team but
I am stressing here, we played Thanda and all my games have been like these.
"I would have loved to play against the likes of
Powerlines but unfortunately the dice doesn't roll in our way... Trott [Moloto]
and Mike [Ntombela] are always going to the draw.
"I saw last year my competitors have played against ABC
and Castle League teams.
"I am not complaining we have to play and win. I wish
we could have another roll of dice and be like other people, rest other players
and focus on the midweek game.
"I could have done that and now after the game [against
Thanda], we are travelling to Durban and the game against St Michel is also