Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane
feels Kaizer Chiefs are favourites to win this season's Absa Premiership
trophy, saying the Soweto giants have enough time to rest between matches.
Amakhosi, who have not won a trophy since the 2014/2015
season, are currently top of the Absa Premiership standings after eight matches
played this campaign.
Mosimane feels Chiefs have an advantage over the defending
league champions because they do not have commitments in other competitions
such as the CAF Champions League.
Sundowns beat Black Leopards on Wednesday to go up to third
in the table, five points behind the Glamour Boys but have played two games
less than the current log leaders.
Mosimane said of Kaizer Chiefs: "I call them a
"They should be able to compete for the league because
they are playing on Saturday and then again the next Saturday.
"They have the energy and time to fix their problems at
"Sorry, we (Sundowns) have to play every three days but
they (Chiefs) are the favourites for me as we speak and that is what I said
about Bidvest Wits last year because they also didn't have anything to do.
"Chiefs now are the favourites."
- TeamTalk Media