Ajax Cape Town captain Travis Graham has noted the
importance of the club’s upcoming match against SuperSport United.
The Urban Warriors travel to the South African capital on
Friday, ahead of our highly anticipated clash against the Absa Premiership
Graham was forced to watch from the sidelines as his team-mates
were held to a 1-1 draw by Kaizer Chiefs last time out; the midfielder having
picked up an accumulation of yellow cards.
Rodrick Kabwe and Ndiviwe Mdabuka duly filled the gap left
by Graham in midfield, with Mosa Lebusa donning the armband.
Matsatsantsa are the latest league leaders Ajax will come up
against, with the Cape side having already played against three teams to have
topped the table this season, since the start of the New Year.
Following games against title contenders Bidvest Wits and
Cape Town City, Stanley Menzo’s men traveled to Polokwane City to take on Rise
and Shine before returning back to the Mother City to host the Amakhosi in
"It is going to be a tough game, but especially for us, we
have to take things one game at a time, playing the top teams consecutively,”
Graham said as quoted by the club's official website.
"For us, we just have to sit down and focus on this game and
make sure we get another positive result because we need to climb the log
standings as well and make sure we are safe from relegation. That is what we
are playing for, to try and get as much points as we can."
With important matches against teams’ fighting the same
fight as the Urban Warriors to follow - starting with a match against Free
State Stars on the 17th of March - Graham is hopeful that a positive result
against SuperSport will be the start of a good run of results.
"I think if we are able to get a result against SuperSport
it will serve as a massive confidence booster heading into the next game, Free
State Stars are also battling for points and no one wants to be in the
"To get the points now is really important so that we don’t
have to worry about that later on," Graham concluded.
Kick-off at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville on
Saturday evening is scheduled for 20:15.