Absa Premiership

Igesund optimistic over title challenge

2015-07-28 10:30
Gordon Igesund (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Gordon Igesund believes that a club like SuperSport United should always challenge for the league title.

The Matsatsantsa coach has brought in a number of new signings in the build up to the season and despite two below par Cape Town Cup performances he insists that his squad is ready for a title push.

Igesund spoke to the media after the tournament and pinned his championship hopes on his packed strike force.

“He (Bhengu) has tough competition in the team, our strike force with (Jeremy) Brockie, Kingston Nkhatha, (Dove) Wome and Bradley Grobler,” Igesund said.

“We want to be competitive, we want to be one of the teams challenging for the championship if we can.

“I don’t want to be misquoted as saying that I am going to go out there and win the championship but I am saying that I want to build a team that can compete.

“SuperSport are a team that I think should be challenging and I hope that we do,” he concluded.

SuperSport begin their season with an MTN8 quarter-final against Bidvest Wits on Tuesday, August 4.

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Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Wits, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Stellenbosch v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Cape Town City, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v SuperSport United, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Black Leopards, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Golden Arrows, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
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Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Cape Town City v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 18:00
Black Leopards v Golden Arrows, Thohoyandou Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Stellenbosch, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
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