Manyama promises 'one hell of a game'


Kaizer Chiefs' title charge is set for resumption on Wednesday and midfielder Lebogang Manyama has promised fireworks at Orlando Stadium.

Chiefs will host Wits in their opening encounter of the 2019/20 season restart this evening, as they look to stretch their lead to six points at the top of the Absa Premiership log.

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The Clever Boys have already had their first taste of action after four months when they faced Mamelodi Sundowns in the Nedbank Cup on the weekend and, though it may have been a defeat, Manyama believes their opponents are at the most dangerous at present.

"I think now more than ever, it's very difficult to play them because they have nothing to lose, in terms of what's happening with their club," Manyama told Chiefs' media team.

"I think they are extra motivated also to finish on a high, with a bit of history to make there for them. Unfortunately they couldn't make it in the Nedbank Cup, but ja.

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"Wits will always be Wits – a very tough team to beat; very strong team with a lot of international players that have proven themselves over and over again in the PSL, and some even abroad.

"So, we know what to expect, it's going to be a very tough game and we're just looking forward to obviously implementing our own plans and try to capitalise on their weaknesses. But it's going to be one hell of game, that I can promise you."

The Glamour Boys will be without the services of defender Reeve Frosler, who serves a one-match suspension after picking up his fourth yellow card in their previous outing back in March.

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Kick-off is set for 18h00.