Posted: August 22, 2018
Anthony Laffor says that Mamelodi Sundowns wants to surpass the 60-point value this season to ensure that they defend the Absa Premiership title for the first time under coach Pitso Mosimane.
Sundowns finished the top of the standings for an unprecedented eighth time in the PSL history last term, five points away from the second seeded Orlando Pirates after 30 games.
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They still have to defend the league title when they have won with Mosimane, but they want to change this season. They have collected four of the possible six points in their first two games and have the opportunity to book their second consecutive victory when they record Highlands Park in Loftus Stadium tonight (7.30 PM).
In fact, not since Orlando Pirates' double-treble winning party has a club defended the league title.
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"It's not just Sundowns, even other teams that have won the PSL title, but it's something that we need to change, and we can change it by winning our games," Laffor said. KickOff.com.
"When we won the competition [in 2015/16] we had 71 points and last season we had 60 points. This season, if we want to keep that, we have to collect more points and we are working on that. We have a good technical team and work on it, so we will see what happens. "
Laffor would like more opportunities this season, after he struggled with injuries last week.
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Article by: Tshepang Mailwane
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