Absa Premiership

Sono confident of staying up

2015-09-09 11:50
Jomo Sono (Gallo)

Cape Town - Jomo Cosmos head coach Jomo Sono is supremely confident his side can avoid relegation this season, and ambitiously spoke about a place in the top eight.

When quizzed about his side's chances of retaining their Premiership status next season, Sono hinted that he already knew which were the two worst sides in the league, and Cosmos were not one of them.

"Let me tell you that I have already seen number 16 and number 15 play, so I think we can be safe. We might be 14th and that will be safety for sure. So we're not going out," he told the PSL's official website.

"We have a lot of quality players here now, many players returning to our league after time elsewhere. That adds to the quality as well.

"Our dream is to get into the top eight, which I believe is very much achievable because we are a football team that is very ambitious."

Sono went on to dispel the idea that his side are something of a yo-yo team after being either promoted or relegated six times in the last eight season.

"People keep saying Cosmos is a yo-yo team, I disagree. I see myself as a football club that gets promoted sometimes and sometimes gets relegated," he explained.

"Cosmos is a team that creates history. Looking at the history books now, one team in the world has gone down three times and one team in the world has come back three times, that's Jomo Cosmos.

"On top of that, the same coach takes them down and the same coach brings them back up again.

"We turn the bad into good and that is history. Give me another team that has done that," he concluded.

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