Absa Premiership

Igesund staying grounded

2014-10-09 10:24
Gordon Igesund (Supplied)
Gordon Igesund (Supplied)

Cape Town - SuperSport United coach Gordon Igesund admits that the road ahead is still a long one despite a strong start to his tenure.

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Matsatsantsa have won all three games - two in the Premiership and one in the Telkom Knockout - since the former Bafana Bafana boss took charge last month.

"The way we started the year put us on the back foot," he told Football411. "Yes we've done well in the past few games, but there's a lot of demanding work ahead to get out of the area we're in.

"Installing confidence in the players, installing the type of football we want to play and make sure the players go out there and perform...if we can do that, who knows what will happen between now and the end of the year."

However, the four-time league winning coach has admitted that Kaizer Chiefs' form is going to make it difficult to catch the runaway league leaders, who they trail by 12 points.

Despite this he still retains hope of winning the league. United are presently in ninth position, up five places from where they were when the new boss arrived to replace Cavin Johnson.

"We have to try and get to within four or five points off the top in the next few months, which is going to be tough," Igesund added.

"But that's not our worry. What is most important at this stage is just to continue improving."

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