• We will beat Horoya – Mosimane

    Pitso Mosimane coach of Mamelodi Sundowns

    Pitso Mosimane is adamant Mamelodi Sundowns will advance to the quarter-final stage of the Caf Champions League, despite dropping three points against Wydad Casablanca.

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    The Brazilians dropped to third place in Group C after suffering a narrow 1-0 defeat to the defending champions at the Stade Mohammed V in Casablanca on Friday night.

    Sundowns are now three points behind Horoya, on five points. The two sides will meet at Lucas Moripe Stadium on 28 August in their final group-stage game for a chance to book their place in the quarter-finals alongside Wydad.

    Mosimane believes each team has an equal chance of qualifying for the knockout stages of the competition, but the Sundowns coach backs his side to advance in the continental tournament.

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    ‘We will win against Horoya,’ Mosimane told the media after the game in Casablanca.

    ‘We will win. We will meet again with Wydad, hopefully in the semi-finals.’

    He added: ‘The chances to reach the knockout stage are 50/50. All we have to do is win our last match at home. We win our last match, we qualify. We’re playing at home. When we are playing at home, we are strong. Even here, we were strong.

    ‘We played Wydad in South Africa and we put them under pressure for most of the match. We dominated Wydad in South Africa, so we have to win at home. If you don’t win, you’re out.’

    Mamelodi Sundowns will do duty against Highlands Park on Wednesday, with kick-off set for 7:30pm.

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