Absa Premiership

Squad rotation headache for Pitso

2014-10-10 06:00
Pitso Mosimane (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane reveals that all fringe players will get a chance to prove their worth.

Read: 5 year transfer for 'Downs plan

According KickOff, Loyiso Nomandela is yet to make his official debut for Sundowns since joining from Free State Stars while Lindokuhle Mbatha on the other hand has been struggling to find more game time.

"We have won four games in a row and why change the starting lineup that has been so good for us?” said Mosimane.

“I can't change because I have to change but you right I also have to give other players a chance."

Sundowns started the season poorly which then Mosimane orchestrated a few changes. Mame Niang, Katlego Mashego and Asavela Mbekile have all been called upon in order for the Brazilians to get a four consecutive win under the belt.

“You must remember I must try to make everybody happy in the team as long as the quality of the game doesn't deteriorate,” said the coach.

"Linda (Mbatha) is waiting. Nomandela is struggling with the way we play but he is quality, he is a good football player and we all know that. I have a good problem that I must give everybody a chance to play.”

The former Bafana Bafana coach admits that Sundowns have a five year plan and are not bothered by their poor start.

Sundowns return to action on Saturday, October 18 at Loftus Versfeld in a PSL encounter against Bidvest Wits.

Kick-off is at 18:00.

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