Golden Arrows coach Clinton Larsen says there is no special plan to stop Bidvest Wits striker James Keene
Posted: 5 February 2016 Time: 13:51
Golden Arrows coach Clinton Larsen says the team can not afford to only focus on James Keene in tomorrow's clash with Bidvest Wits at Chatsworth Stadium.
Keene has shot to prominence by netting five goals for Wits in as many games since joining the club last month.
Larsen, however, is mindful the Students possess numerous attacking talents that require attention.
"I don't think we have to be worried about Keene; you've got Sibusiso Vilakazi, Daine Klate, [Elias] Pelembe... you got a lot of players in that team," Larsen tells KickOff.com.
"On paper Wits are up there with the likes of Mamelodi Sundowns, SuperSport United, Orlando Pirates with regards to the quality of players they have so you can't just focus on one player.
"You've got to deal with them collectively as a group to stand any chance. So we will try and make sure we are solid in defence."
Meanwhile, Larsen confirmed experienced marksman Mabhuti Khenyeza is back in contention after he requested to sit out Arrows' 2-0 loss to Kaizer Chiefs on Tuesday night.
"Mabhuti trained well after the game on Tuesday," Larsen says.
"He is part of the match-day squad and we need him because of his experience because we've got a young squad, so he becomes very important."
Larsen is without injured trio Nkanyiso Cele, Philani Zikalala and Thembela Sikhakhane for the upcoming match.