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Second round will be even tougher - Khumalo

2016-12-21 11:11
Sibusiso Khumalo (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs left-back Sibusiso Khumalo says it will be vital for his side to finish the first half of the Premiership campaign on a positive note.

Amakhosi will look to build on their 3-2 victory over Polokwane City when taking on Golden Arrows in their final match of the year at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Wednesday night, at 19:30.

"There is no doubt that our Sunday's victory over Polokwane City has really come as a morale booster ahead of our final game (of the year) against Arrows," Khumalo told Vodacom Soccer.

"Going into the Arrows game, we know very well that we are indebted to our supporters who want nothing but another win after enduring a long winless streak before Sunday's hard-fought win."

However, Khumalo knows about the tough battle they can expect against Abafana Bes'thende in Durban.

"But we know we will be faced with a tough battle against Arrows, because they have proven to be a competitive side in this season so far," he continued.

"And there is no doubt they go to Wednesday's match with more determination, as they also look to fight for vital points to finish the year on a good position on the log.

"If you look on the log standings, most of the teams play their last games of the league's first round this week, and come February when resuming PSL fixture they will be starting a second round.

"So, it will be of vital for us to end the year on the favourable position on the log, because there is no doubt the second round will be even tougher," added the 27-year-old Durban-born full-back.

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