Cape Town - Warriors
coach Malibongwe Maketa is not prepared to look too far beyond the Dolphins whom they play at Buffalo Park in East London on Wednesday.
from the Eastern Cape have a strong chance of topping the regular season log
and with it earning an automatic berth in the final they could then host.
must beat the current table-toppers, the Titans, in one of their last
three games and also win another of the matches - against the Dolphins or the Cape Cobras to stand a chance.
Maketa wants to solely focus on their clash against the Dolphins, saying: “We’re taking it game by game.”
“We’re really looking forward to the Dolphins first and we know if we can go on
and beat them then we’ll have a good chance of pushing the Titans close for
that number one spot.”
will also be their first in East London this season.
good crowds in East London and we look forward to playing there for the first
time,” Maketa added. “Hopefully they can get behind us like the people in Port
Elizabeth have done so far.”
Seyibokwe and Andrew Birch both face late fitness tests for the hosts.
Dolphins saw their casualty list lengthen when they were beaten by the Cobras
on Sunday after an injury to Mthokozisi Shezi. Mbasa Gqadushe is also sidelined
meaning a recall for Craig Alexander and an inclusion for Sibonelo Makhanya in
latest setback means the fourth-placed Durbanites must win their last two
matches to stand any chance of making the play-offs. They will also need other
results to go in their favour.