“No pressure for us.” says Middendorp

The log leaders, Kaizer Chiefs will be hoping to walk away with three points tonight when they clash against Bidvest Wits at Orlando Stadium kick-off is at 18:00.

Amakhosi will be playing their first competitive football match after five(5) months of no football, Wits has played a competitive game against Sundowns were they got knocked out of Nedbank Cup by Sundowns the previous Saturday.

Speaking on Kaizer Chiefs website Amakhosi mentor had this to say “It is very difficult to make a clear assessment in this scenario we find ourselves in,” says coach Ernest Middendorp after taking his troops through the final preparations, ahead of Amakhosi’s resumption of the 2019/20 season of the Absa Premiership. “This is not the time to reflect on the season, but time to look at the work we have put in the past six weeks since returning to training.”

“We restart under this new world where everybody has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic,” says Middendorp. “We had to work on the external elements such as the uncertainty that reigned before the announcement that we will resume with the matches. Added to that, we did not have any practice games to test our readiness in match situations. But we are good and ready to compete against Wits tonight.”

A victory for Kaizer Chiefs, will see them further extending the gap between them and Mamelodi Sundowns with 6 points who were held to a goalless by Orlando Pirates last night. There are no injury concerns in the Glamour boys camp ahead of this encounter against Wits.

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