Absa Premiership

Bobby: We are on course

2013-04-17 14:21
Bobby Motaung (Gallo)
Johannesburg - Kaizer Chiefs team manager Bobby Motaung has warned the club's supporters to wait until the PSL trophy is in the trophy cabinet before starting any celebrations.

According to the Football411 website, Amakhosi are seven points clear at the top of the standings with five matches to go, while they are also in with the chance of a double after reaching the semi-finals of the Nedbank Cup.

And while Motaung admits Amakhosi found themselves in a very promising position, he is remaining cautious as the season draws to a close.

"We are on the right track," he told Football411. "In fact, it will be best for me to talk on the wide-ranging issues once the job is done.

"Of course we are very happy with the way the season has gone for us, but in football it is never over until the day you are handed the trophy.

Motaung continued: "What's been most pleasing has been for management seeing all the players responding well to what we want to achieve as a team and also being proven right that in (coach) Stuart Baxter, we chose the right man for the job."

The league leaders have been plagued by injuries all season, with Morgan Gould, Jimmy Jambo and Jimmy Tau just some of the big names having spent lengthy spells on the treatment table.

Motaung, however, feels some astute signings over the period of the campaign has allowed the squad to overcome those missing names.

He added: "When we were buying players for the new season, a lot of people were saying we were buying too many defenders. The very same defenders have been in and out of the team because of injuries, so imagine if we didn't go out to strengthen this department.

"We knew it was going to be difficult based on our experience in this game and we made sure we are covered," Motaung added.

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