Kaizer Chiefs narrowly scraped through against Township Rollers in the first-leg of the CAF Champions League with a 2-1 win at home, and we believe that Chiefs’ return leg will be just as daunting.
The Fan Park crew has a look at their form and weighs up the odds of a Chiefs upset.
Their last five games in all competitions has seen Amakhosi score seven times, while they’ve only conceded one goal, which is not too bad - but it is important to note that the ended their unbeaten run and dropped points in draws.
Their performance in the Champions League tie sparked debate from Botswana’s national coach, who said that Chiefs are like an English lower division team, even though they hold a 10-point lead over Sundowns in the PSL.
The team in blue looked like tough opponents against Chiefs, narrowly losing to the PSL leaders, and they will certainly be confident when welcoming Amakhosi in Gaborone.
Rovers were well supported at Soccer City, with some suggesting that they had more supporters than Chiefs did! This will certainly be the case in Botswana, and it will be interesting to see how Chiefs handle the pressure away from home in Africa.
Do you think that Chiefs could be shocked by Township Rollers? Let us know in the comments section below.