Cape Town - AmaZulu
striker Rhulani Manzini says the Durban side are in a confident mood
ahead of their Telkom Knockout first round clash with Kaizer Chiefs on
Usuthu have made a promising start to the season and had their
confidence significantly boosted with a win over African champions
Mamelodi Sundowns last weekend.
Their next task is a Telkom Knockout last 16 fixture against Amakhosi at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday.
Manzini says the Usuthu players are raring to now test themselves
against the country's biggest club and has warned Chiefs that they are
in for a tough evening.
"All has been well for us in preparation for the game against Chiefs.
We are just waiting for them for the game on the weekend," the striker
"We are not putting pressure on us. Chiefs are a big team so we're
expecting a big game. That is a motivation in itself. We are playing at
home, so we don't have pressure. We will give them a run for their
money. We are going to push them until the end," Manzini continued.
"The mood is good. The coach (Cavin Johnson) is pushing us and we are
trying to follow each and every instruction from him in each and every
"We have been playing very well because we have been working very
hard. We will fight our hearts out against Chiefs. We urge the
supporters to come and support us whether we win or lose."