Cape Town - Platinum
Stars defender Vuyo Mere believes the team can record their first win
of the season against Mamelodi Sundowns at Royal Bafokeng Stadium on
Dikwena have endured a poor start to the campaign, with four losses
and two draws in their opening six matches. As a result, Peter Butler
was sacked as coach and replaced by Roger De Sa.
But despite facing a powerhouse like Sundowns, Mere takes the view
that a win is possible against Pitso Mosimane's side. The Brazilians
were eliminated from the CAF Champions League by Wydad Casablanca at the
The 33-year-old said: "It's not the start we were expecting
especially after competing in CAF Confederation Cup last season. There
are a lot of things that have contributed to our poor start. It's no
excuse, as players we are responsible.
"We are the ones who get onto the pitch. We have to produce the
results. Whatever happens at the top or down, it's none of our business.
Ours is to make sure that we win matches. That's what we have to do.
"We are hoping things will turn out well. In our situation at the
bottom, we can't go any further down. We can only go up. We just need
"We have a good coach now and we have no excuses. We just have to fix
our mistakes. Once we get the three points, we would be well on our way
up. We know we don't belong down there and we believe that we can take
Kick off is at 15:00.