Sundowns cock guns at Chloorkop

CAF Champions League

Inside Chloorkop, where Mamelodi Sundowns were cocking their guns on Thursday as they gear up for their crunch CAF Champions League quarterfinal clash against Al Ahly.

Sundowns face a tough battle at Lucas Moripe Stadium this weekend after suffering a 2-0 loss in their first leg clash at Cairo International Stadium last Saturday.

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The Brazilians will need to be at their previous best when they thrashed the Red Devils 5-0 at the same venue during last year's campaign at the same stage.

Postive news came from the club's base as they hosted the media ahead of the do-or-die encounter, with experienced defender Anele Ngcongca having been declared fit.

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Another positive is that midfielder Oupa Manyisa was spotted out on the training pitch as he resumes rehabilitation following his nasty Achilles injury in October last year.

Meanwhile, midfield stalwart and skipper Hlompho Kekana penned a new long-term deal that will see him surpass his 39th birthday at the end of his spell.

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Furthermore, there was high spirits despite the deficit in the aggregate scoreline, with a strong sense of belief amongst the 2016 Champions League champions.

Check out the gallery above to view the latest happenings at Downs' training base as of Thursday afternoon...

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