Absa Premiership

Pitso explains why Hunt is right

2016-12-23 16:31
Pitso Mosimane (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane says that Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt is right to suggest that games in hand cannot be considered as points in the bag.

The Brazilians have a four-game-in-hand advantage over Wits, who they trail by just six points in the Premiership.

In addition, Downs have fives games in hand over league leaders SuperSport United and six to be played to gain parity with Cape Town City.

Theoretically, it puts Masandawana in a commanding position when the league resumes in February, but Mosimane is not taking anything for granted. The PSL and African champions ended 2016 with a victory over Baroka on Thursday evening.

The 52-year-old told reporters: "We've been playing football for 17 months. We need the holiday now. We got our three points. We are behind in the games. Hunt is right, that games in hand are not games won, but one game at a time. We are not looking at the table."

Sundowns begin 2017 with a clash against Bloemfontein Celtic on 8 February. The action gets underway from 19:30 at the Dr. Petrus Molemela Stadium.

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