Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs defender Daniel Cardoso has
claimed that the Soweto giants had the better of their Absa Premiership opener
against Mamelodi Sundowns.
Amakhosi took an early lead against the Chloorkop side through an eighth-minute strike from Ramahlwe Mphahlele.
However, Cardoso gave away the penalty from
which Ricardo Nascimento equalised on the 24th minutes, fouling Jeremy Brockie.
The match ended 1-1 at the Loftus Versfeld
“We performed well,” Cardoso told
Amakhosi's official website.
“It was a good start to the season,
achieving a point away against the reigning league champions.
“We dominated the game, playing with
Chiefs will play their first home game of
the season on Tuesday night against Wits, and Cardoso is hoping that the new
brand of football which they are playing under Giovanni Solinas will pay off.
"It's our first match at home and we
want to do well," Cardoso said.
"We are playing more attacking
football and let's hope that our positive approach will be awarded come
The 29-year-old was instrumental for Chiefs
last season as their solid defence secured them a CAF Confederation Cup spot
despite their troubles upfront.
He will be hoping that this season yields
plenty for the Glamour Boys at both ends of the pitch.
Kick-off is at 19:30.