Register Login Scores

Mamelodi Sundowns

Komphela: You Can’t Win The League Against Sundowns…

Overall, coach Steve Komphela is satisfied that Golden Arrows, with no major signings at the start of the campaign, were pushing for a Top 8 finish before the season was halted by the spread of the Coronavirus last month.

Read: Replacement Signed For Bucs Target? Chairman Speaks! 

Their 32 points haul with only seven matches remaining all but guarantees their safety in topflight football, but if the wheels come off – when the season does eventually resume – Arrows do risk missing out on that coveted MTN8 spot.

But Komphela’s report card on his first full season with the KwaZulu-Natal outfit is one in which he takes positives.

“We acquired new players at the beginning of the season, but we did not go out and make big signings,” the coach explains.

“Teams like Arrows are modest and not as aggressive in the market. That will tell you that apart from Mamelodi Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and maybe Bidvest Wits and SuperSport United, we should be winning the league market.”

Komphela says targeting the championship for a club with their resources and size is near impossible to achieve.  

“You can’t win the league against Sundowns, not unless we are like a Leicester. Chiefs as well, they are a big threat, so are Pirates and Wits. Those are the three or four teams at the top, so we need to say can we at least find a way to break into position five? Then I will say we have done well. But that comes with belief,” he added.

Read: Hunt: Am I Stupid Or What? 

126 comments

Top 5

Chiefs 10 Youngest Goalscorers Revealed!

22 Aug 11, 2022 10:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The 10 Highest-Paid Players In The EPL

1 Aug 18, 2022 06:28 PM in English Premier League

Why Pirates Captain Was Substituted...

21 Aug 11, 2022 10:15 AM in Orlando Pirates

Ronaldo 'Receives' New Transfer Offer

5 Aug 18, 2022 04:26 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Rulani: Vila Contributed To Downs’ Downfall

90 Aug 11, 2022 07:35 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

A Closer Look At Thlopie Motsepe’s Presidential Ride

1 Aug 16, 2022 10:09 AM in Stars & Their Cars

The 10 Highest-Paid Players At PSG

4 Aug 16, 2022 07:25 PM in Ligue 1

Most Successful Al Ahly Managers Since 2000

4 Aug 16, 2022 01:24 PM in African Football

Ronaldo Linked With Big Swap Deal

6 Aug 17, 2022 06:24 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Why Chiefs Target Fits Amakhosi's Immediate Criteria…

31 Aug 10, 2022 08:56 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Glazers Set Man Utd Asking Price?

2 Aug 18, 2022 07:29 PM in English Premier League

Downs & CT City CAF CL Opponents Revealed

39 Aug 09, 2022 05:24 PM in CAF Champions League

Ten Hag Explains Benni Appointment

10 Aug 01, 2022 10:20 AM in English Premier League

Reunion On The Cards For Top Keeper?

1 Aug 10, 2022 05:09 PM in Siyagobhoza