Absa Premiership

Kekana: 'Downs can be Africa's best

2016-08-15 21:57
Hlompho Kekana (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Midfielder Hlompho Kekana believes that, physically and mentally, Mamelodi Sundowns have what it takes to win the CAF Champions League.

Sundowns, who were reinstated into this season's competition following the disqualification of AS Vita, have already booked their spot in the semi-finals after winning all three of their Group B matches.

They look likely to come up against Zambia's Zesco in the semis, although its also possible that Wydad Casablanca could finish second in Group A.

Looking to emulate the Orlando Pirates Champions League winning side of 1995, Kekana is confident that the Brazilians have the talent and character to achieve this.

"We have professional players who have the ambitions and determination to do well in every competition that we play in," he said.

"For now our focus is on winning the CAF Champions League and to be counted amongst the best in Africa. We know it won't be easy but with the team we have we can win it. We are almost there and we have to continue the fight."

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