Sundowns aim to win game against Cape Town City

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Mamelodi Sundowns Coach, Pitso Mosimane, expects fireworks when they play Cape Town City in the Nedbank Cup quarterfinals on Saturday evening at the Cape Town stadium.

However, Mosimane believes experience and individual brilliance of his players will give them an edge over the City.

Kaizer Chiefs Coach, Steve Komphela, is aware of the threat posed by Baroka FC ahead of their quarterfinal clash to be played in Port Elizabeth. Cape Town City will fancy their chances against Sundowns after they beat high-flying Orlando Pirates 1-nil to reach this stage of the competition.

But Downs want to win the Nedbank Cup which they last won three years ago and believe they have what it takes to win this match.

City always rises to the occasion and had the better of Downs before the Christmas break with the ABSA Premiership Champions avenging that defeat in February.

“We have won it before so we’ll try to win it again but we expect fireworks. Like they played against us they gave us a hard time but we have experience and individual brilliance,” says Mosimane.

Chiefs will have to tread with caution against Baroka FC who recorded a famous victory against Amakhosi in 2011 in this Cup competition to reach the semi-finals.

The Polokwane based side seems to have rediscovered its form since parting ways with its coach. Bakgakga beat Cape Town City at home last month before drawing with Bidvest Wits earlier this week.

“They starting to work more as a team they’ve come to understand the current coach, they are working with and the threats from individuals whether you talking midfield Madubanya we are aware,” says Chiefs Coach Steve Komphela.

Free State Stars will be away to Ubuntu Cape Town on Saturday afternoon while Maritzburg United will host Bloemfontein Celtic in another quarterfinal clash on Sunday.