SuperSport ready to take on Chiefs

Ricardo Goss of Supersport United during the DStv Premiership 2022/23 match between Supersport United and Cape Town City at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria on 04 January 2023 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

SuperSport United and Kaizer Chiefs will square off at 3pm on Saturday at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium in what is sure to be a thrilling match, moving the race for second place in the DStv Premiership further this week.

Although the second-placed Orlando Pirates stand in their way, both teams are vying for second place at the end of this season this month. Their objective is to rejoin the CAF Champions League matches from which they have been absent for a considerable amount of time. Ricardo Goss, the goalkeeper for SuperSport United, says Amakhosi will come to them licking their wounds and looking for a victory.

Chiefs, who defeated SuperSport while Gavin Hunt was in Naturena last season, won the opening league match. “The game will be difficult because both teams know what they are getting,” Goss stated to reporters.

Due to their poor performance in the past DStv Premiership games, Amakhosi are currently in fourth place. SuperSport, who has been doing well, is currently in third position, just two points behind Pirates. “We have a chance to win if we enter the game with determination. As the game is in our hands and Chiefs have defeated us, we will make an effort to accomplish this.

“It will strive to compete for a spot that will allow it to participate in the CAF Confederation Cup because it has been eliminated from the Nedbank Cup. And we share Chiefs’ desires.”

Goss believes SuperSport has done a fantastic job this season after a disappointing showing last year. “Our team was underperforming for some time. We did not have a good start to the season, but we battled back, and now we have the opportunity to compete in the CAF Confederation Cup and Champions League. We get good results in games because the players work well together,” said the SuperSport United goalkeeper before of the big encounter.