Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns full-back
Thapelo Morena believes the club's involvement in the CAF Champions League
hands the side an advantage in the Absa Premiership.
With Sundowns taking part in the group
stages of the competition during the pre-season period, Morena takes the view
that the Brazilians are in an advantageous situation as they have had more time
to prepare and be highly competitive.
Currently, Downs are bottom of Group C with
just two points from three matches and require some positive results in their
The outfit from Chloorkop are next in
action when they host AS Togo-Port on Friday.
"It's good because when the league
starts we're already in our Week 3 when they (PSL opposition) are starting
their first week,” Morena told KickOff website.
"(CCL) is a good competition, it's
good games (to play) heading towards the league because we'll have that
momentum that we need."
Morena added he was hopeful of achieving
more success in 2018/19 with the PSL champions, saying: "I just want to
deliver more than I did last season.
"I want to do my best and I'm hoping
to get another gold medal."