Cape Town - The University of Pretoria finally broke into
the top half of the Premiership standings, following the 1-0 victory against
Maritzburg United at the weekend, but coach Sammy Troughton refuses to get
ahead of himself.
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With just nine matches left in the season, Tuks occupy the
seventh position in the league standings. Much of the excitement at this point
in the season centres around the fact that Tuks were last defeated during the
first week of December.
Between then and now, the Pretoria-based club have produced
notable results against Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits, both of whom are
still in the hunt for the Premiership title.
However, Troughton will not let the recent developments
distract him from his goals this term.
“Yes, it's true we have been unbeaten in our last nine
games, eight in the League and one in the cup,” said Troughton after the win
against the Team of Choice.
“But to be honest, I am not looking at the record so much
but the focus is to get the team into a more comfortable zone in the League,”
added the Tuks mentor.
“The unbeaten record, it's not really important. The win
today [Sunday] was massive and I think it was the best performance by Tuks this