Downs legend's CAF message to Chiefs

CAF Champions League

With the big three competing in CAF competitions next season, former Mamelodi Sundowns superstar Roger Feutmba believes it is about time other PSL teams prove themselves.

Sundowns have established themselves as regulars in the Champions League in recent years and they will be joined by Chiefs, who will be expected to take the competition seriously this time around,

Meanwhile, Orlando Pirates and Bloemfontein Celtic will compete in the Confederation Cup.

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Feutmba says having the big three in the continental competitions is a huge achievement for South Africa and he hopes for the fans' sake that Amakhosi can go further this time around.

"It's a great thing for South African football, these are the biggest teams in the country and I believe they will do well this time around," he tells KickOff.com.

"Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns have done it before, now the pressure is with Kaizer Chiefs. With them losing the league in this manner, surely doing well in Africa can do something for their fans."

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Feutmba says doing well in Africa will also benefit the national team as players will be exposed to international football and the pressure of playing against the best in Africa.

"Also, for all teams to do well, it will also be good for the national team. This country has the top league on the continent," he adds.

"Dominating African competition can prove the power South Africans have in football. I feel this is the time they show that."

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