Cape Town - New Kaizer Chiefs coach
Giovanni Solinas was pleased with his side's performance in Saturday's 1-1 draw
against Mamelodi Sundowns at Loftus Versfeld.
Amakhosi took the lead through Ramahlwe
Mphahlele in the eighth minute before Sundowns equalised through a Ricardo Nascimento
Both teams had chances to take the lead
afterwards, but they ultimately had to share the spoils.
"It was an intense game. I'm very
satisfied with the performance of my players,” Solinas told SuperSport.
"They played very well against a very good
side like Mamelodi Sundowns who play very good football.
"It's a pity, because in the second
half, we missed two or three good opportunities. We could've won the game but
I'm very satisfied with the result and performance."
However, Solinas admitted that his players
still need to work on their fitness, as he felt Masandawana were in better
condition as a result of having played two CAF Champions League matches against
Togo-Port last month.
"We need to improve our fitness. Sundowns
started early because they were playing in the African Champions League you
know at the moment Sundowns' fitness is much better than us. I'm confident with
the future," he said.
Amakhosi will face another tough test
against Wits at FNB Stadium on Tuesday, with kick-off scheduled for 19:30.