Cape Town - SuperSport
United goalkeeper Ronwen Williams says Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando
Pirates' success on the continent has provided an injection of
Sundowns are the defending CAF Champions League champions, while
Pirates reached the 2013 Champions League and the 2015 CAF Confederation
On Sunday, SuperSport booked their spot in the 2017 Confederation Cup
final against TP Mazembe after an impressive 3-1 win away in Tunisia
against Club Africain.
Williams says the success of PSL clubs in Africa over the last few
years played a part in Matsatsantsa's continental achievement this
"The change in mindset regarding continental competitions has really helped us as a country," he told The Star. "What Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns did, opened our eyes and ensured that we can play anywhere on the continent without fear.
"Our ambition is to put SuperSport on the African map and grow the
SuperSport brand on the continent. The only way to do that is to play in
this space consistently and do well."
SuperSport next face Bloemfontein Celtic at the Dr Molemela Stadium in a Telkom Knockout round of 16 clash on Saturday.
Kick off is at 18:00.