Cape Town - Midfielder
Dean Furman believes SuperSport United will adopt a similar style to
that which Cape Town City employed under head coach Eric Tinkler.
Tinkler led City to the Telkom Knockout trophy as well as a
third-place finish in the league last season, before joining
Furman, who is headed into his third campaign with the club, admits
to admiring the way the Citizens performed last season, and believes
that Tinkler will get his new team playing in the same way.
"We saw how exciting Cape Town City were last year – they were
definitely one of the teams to watch‚" said the Bafana international.
"There was an element of counter-attacking football‚ transition
football‚ be quick on the break – and he's certainly tried to implement
that into us.
"We've worked hard on his structure and the way he wants to play.
There are similarities‚ especially when you're dealing with similar
Furman added however that he thinks Tinkler will look for slight changes in his side's approach.
"But there are certain differences that he's going to want to see
from us‚ and maybe that's a more expansive way of playing. And hopefully
we'll be able to really implement that as of Saturday," he said in
reference to SuperSport's MTN8 quarter-final showdown with Kaizer Chiefs
in Durban on Saturday night.
Kick off is at 20:15.