Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt has admitted he feels for the club's supporters but says he is more determined than anybody to end their hurt.
Chiefs' trophyless run could span six seasons since their last triumph in the league back in 2014/15 under Stuart Baxter, should they fail to bag any silverware this season.
With the Nedbank Cup presenting another opportunity to bring some joy back to the Amakhosi faithful, expectations are understandably high following Hunt's arrival.
The four-time league winner is well aware of the lofty expectations at the club and is relishing the opportunity to end their agonising drought, but warned that they cannot look beyond the Last 32 clash against Richard Bay FC this evening (17h00).
"Expectations are high, we need to obviously be challenging. As I said, from the start, let's get through the first round - Last 32, and then we go from there," Hunt told the media.
"To think of the finish line is always difficult, but I do feel for them, I'm obviously more determined than anybody to bring success.
"But I mean sometimes, as I said, we need to look at [what's in front of us]. Let's get through the first game and go from there – who and how we'll worry about afterwards.
"The cup is always about the draw, isn't it? I mean, I've seen teams get to the final and haven't played against anybody [threatening].
"So, the draw is [what decides a cup]. The most important thing is for us to try and get through this round to the next round, and try and go from there."