Cape Town - Platinum Stars coach Roger de Sa says the
struggling Absa Premiership club don't have the finances to buy top talent and must
make do with the limited resources they have available.
Dikwena are currently at the bottom of the
standings and are winless in 2018.
A 3-0 drubbing in their last league game at
the hands of Mamelodi Sundowns has hardly lifted the confidence levels of the
Nonetheless, De Sa says he is optimistic of
beating the drop while admitting it is going to be a real fight for survival.
The former Orlando Pirates mentor added
that Stars simply can't afford to spend big money just as Mamelodi Sundowns did
in buying striker Jeremy Brockie from SuperSport United.
"It’s always been a scrap from the day I
arrived here really. When I arrived, we had three games‚ no points and we were
bottom of the log," De Sa told reporters.
"So, we knew it was always going to be a
scrap. We targeted 15 points at the halfway mark which we managed to achieve.
"We are trying to target another 15 in the second round because that’s what it
"There’s no other way because we don’t have
a big budget to buy a Brockie for a couple of millions. We have to do with what
The outfit from the North-West Province
face a tough test at home against the Buccaneers on Saturday.
The action gets underway from 15:30 at the
Royal Bafokeng Stadium.