Cape Town - Mamelodi
Sundowns defender Wayne Arendse says clinching the CAF Champions League
will sink-in when he wears the new club crest against Kaizer Chiefs on
Sundowns will show-off their newly designed jersey at Loftus Versveld
with a star on the badge to indicate their African triumph.
The Brazilians will look to kick-start their Premiership title
defence after focusing much of their attentions on continental
"For me, it's something significant and I'm pretty excited to pull the jersey over my head," Arendse told KickOff.
"It's a moment I have dreamt about but never really thought it would
become a reality – but it did. That's why I consider Saturday's clash
against Kaizer Chiefs as very special occasion. The fact that we will
wear our new kit against one of our arch rivals makes it even more
"Maximum points is our objective and that is non-negotiable. I
shouldn't allow the occasion to get the better of me. We need the points
to better our position on the log.
"They [Chiefs] too will be gunning for a victory and in that regard
we can expect an open game. Our first priority would be to get the three
points as we're playing in front of our home fans. It's important that
we bounce back after our defeat against Cape Town City on our home
Masandawana coach Pitso Mosimane will be looking to his side to secure a vital win over their fellow title contenders and to move up on the league standings.
Kickoff is at 1530.