Absa Premiership

Onyango feeling confident

2015-03-20 11:34
Denis Onyango (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Dennis Onyango is confident that his side will be able to see off the challenge of Platinum Stars in their Nedbank Cup clash.

Read: ‘Downs face their Cup nemesis

Bafana Bastyle were knocked out of the Nedbank Cup by the very same opponents last season, while Allan Freese's men repeated that feat in the MTN8 this term.

However, Onyango is unfazed by their recent record against Dikwena, insisting that Downs have made all the necessary preparations for the upcoming cup clash.

"We are taking every match very seriously, especially in the Nedbank Cup because that is where everything is firmly in our hands," Onyango told his club's official website.

"As from the first time we heard we were drawn against Platinum Stars, we knew exactly what we were up against.

"It won't be easy at all but we have done a lot of good preparation work ahead of this match and we want to see it through.

"We have to finish the season with some silverware and the Nedbank Cup seems like the quickest way to do so at the moment.

"We won't let anyone stand in our way, not even Platinum Stars who are said to be our hoodoo team."

Sundowns head into Sunday's encounter off the back of a superb run of domestic form, which has seen Pitso Mosimane's men record three consecutive wins. During that impressive run they have scored ten goals and kept three clean sheets.

Onyango added: "The team has had a good run, that's because we understand each other very well.

"We attack and defend as a team and there's very good communication on the pitch."

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