Absa Premiership

Teko: Whoever wants it more will win

2018-02-02 07:40
Teko Modise (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Cape Town City attacking midfielder Teko Modise is hopeful the Citizens can spring a surprise over Premiership league leaders Mamelodi Sundowns, ahead of Friday's clash in the Mother City.

City are currently in second position in the standings with a four point deficit behind the Brazilians in first. However, should they seal the three points at the Athlone Stadium the gap will be reduced to just a single point.

Both outfits have been in good form in 2018 and the upcoming encounter could have a huge say in the eventual outcome of the Absa Premiership title race. 

Modise, who played for Downs between 2011 and 2017, told reporters: "It is a very important game, they are on top of the log and we are a few points behind. 

"The aim and ambition is to try and minimise the points between (us and) the first position, that’s why it is going to be important for us to get a good result against Sundowns even though we know the qualities that they have and they are such a good team. 

"We are also a very good team with so much ambition but on the day, whoever wants it more will win the game. 

"We are playing very well but one thing that is disappointing is that we are not scoring as many goals as we are supposed to and hopefully on the day we can cause an upset."

Kick-off is at 20:00.

 

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Saturday, 03 August 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v SuperSport United, Lucas Moripe Stadium 15:00
Chippa United v Stellenbosch, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:00
Baroka FC v Cape Town City, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Orlando Pirates v Bloemfontein Celtic, Orlando Stadium 18:00
AmaZulu v Wits, King Zwelithini Stadium 20:15
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Highlands Park v Kaizer Chiefs, Makhulong Stadium 15:00
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium 15:00
Black Leopards v Polokwane City, Thohoyandou Stadium 15:00
Tuesday, 06 August 2019
Wits v Baroka FC, Bidvest Stadium 19:30
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