Igesund: Stay focused on Bucs

Telkom Knockout

Matsatsantsa host the Buccaneers in the Absa Premiership on Sunday, six days before the Telkom Knockout Final against Platinum Stars.

"My focus is on this game [against [Pirates],” Igesund says. “The difficult task I have is to take the players minds off the Final.

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“It’s human nature when you go into a game like this and next week you are going to the final; everyone wants to be part of the set-up, everyone wants to be involved.

“My job is to try and help players focus on the game against Pirates. It’s always nice to play against Pirates; they are a top team and we are looking forward to the match.”

SuperSport are currently down in seventh place with 15 points from 10 games, while Pirates are one place and point adrift, though they have a game in hand.