Stanton Fredericks
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5 Feb 2020
11:07 am

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Stanton Fredericks

Mamelodi Sundowns have managed to put themselves in a different space than every other team in South Africa, when it comes to their performances on the continent.

Pitso Mosimane. Pic: Gallo Images

If you look at Bidvest Wits in the Caf Confederation Cup, they didn't go through to the quarterfinals, and that is a lower level of competition than the Caf Champions League. But Sundowns went to the quarterfinals of the Champions League, winning their group with a 1-0 victory over Wydad Casablanca on Saturday. They are showing a dominance that sets them apart from their peers, they are now really well-regarded on the continent. When you are another team in Africa and you see the draw nowadays, you are looking to avoid the likes of Sundowns. That is a great moment...