Absa Premiership

Pitso banking on easy ride

2015-02-23 12:48
Pitso Mosimane (Supplied)

Cape Town - While Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane would love to be matched against lower division opposition when the last 16 of the Nedbank Cup is drawn on Thursday, he is not holding his breath.

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The Brazilians emerged from a tough encouter against Thanda Royal Zulu with a 2-0 win at Loftus Versveld Stadium.

Sundowns made history in the competition when they embarrassed Powerlines FC 24-0 in 2012, but Mosimane has suggested the draw might not be entirely random.

"I don't have the liberty like other people, I see they could play whoever they want to play," Mosimane says.

"I would love to play against an ABC [Motsepe League] team.

"I would love to play against a Castle League team but I am stressing here, we played Thanda and all my games have been like these.

"I would have loved to play against the likes of Powerlines but unfortunately the dice doesn't roll in our way... Trott [Moloto] and Mike [Ntombela] are always going to the draw.

"I saw last year my competitors have played against ABC and Castle League teams.

"I am not complaining we have to play and win. I wish we could have another roll of dice and be like other people, rest other players and focus on the midweek game.

"I could have done that and now after the game [against Thanda], we are travelling to Durban and the game against St Michel is also coming."

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