Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane explains decision to field Wayne Sandilands against Polokwane
Posted: 29 October 2015 Time: 11:43
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane insists all three of his goalkeepers are on an even footing at Chloorkop.
Mosimane handed Wayne Sandilands his first start of the season in Downs' goalless draw with Polokwane City at Lucas Moripe Stadium last night.
The Bafana Bafana international has seen limited game-time in recent seasons, with Mosimane generally alternating between Denis Onyango and Kennedy Mweene in goal.
Onyango, however, was taken out of the reckoning after injuring his shoulder in the club's 6-1 rout of Free State Stars in the Telkom Knockout on the weekend.
"Denis got a shoulder injury from the goal conceded in the Free State. He landed badly and was a forced substitution," said Mosimane when asked why he selected Sandilands in midweek.
"There is no-one ahead of anyone. I have three good goalkeepers. Wayne has played a match for Bafana. This was also time to give him a chance and see how far he is and also encourage him."