Bangaly: Teams must fear Sundowns


Mamelodi Sundowns defender Bangaly Soumahoro says it is important to score another “six or seven” to instil fear in their next CAF Champions League opponents.

Sundowns currently hold a 5-0 advantage after the first leg of their group stage qualifying round against Seychellois opponents Cote d’Or FC a fortnight ago.

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The Brazilians have all but secured their spots in the group stage ahead of tonight’s second leg tie at Lucas Moripe Stadium (19h00), but Soumahoro is adamant there is still work that needs to be done.

The burly Ivorian, who made his first appearance of the season in the Seychelles, feels the need to further humiliate their opponents in order to send a stern warning to their group stage rivals.

“In football you have to respect every team, even if you beat them. They are playing Champions League, so it means they are a good team,” said Soumahoro.

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“It’s not because we won 5-0, we’ll think like everything is good. Yes, we won and it’s a good thing because you have the result, but you have to correct some things also.

“We are ready, and we have to put out another big performance so we can beat them again, and if we can score six or seven more then it’s always good for us.

“Other teams are also watching us in the Champions League, so maybe they can get scared so it would be good for us. Already they are scared of us, but it’s good if we kill the game.”

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