Aces seek max points

There is no team that is unbeatable in the Premier Soccer League, according to Mpumalanga Black Aces midfielder Esau Mtsweni ahead of the team’s league clash against Bidvest Wits on Friday.

Aces have managed to silence prophets of doom by improving their performances, but Mtsweni said a lot still needs to be done in order for the team to achieve their mandate. Even though teams like Mamelodi Sundowns have portrayed themselves as invincible, Mtsweni has issued a strong warning to them.

Aces roped in controversial former Bafana Bafana captain Mbulelo ‘OJ’ Mabizela earlier this month in a bid to assist the team retain their PSL status and Mtsweni believes that the seasoned defender will impart his experience to help the team.

“OJ is a hard worker, there is no doubt about that,” said Mtsweni, “and I think all his experience will add value to the team. He is doing very well at training and I think that is why the he was brought in.

“But we face Wits with a bit of confidence because we managed to get four points in our last two games. So the team is aware that it won’t be an easy game, playing Wits at home at night never is. But there is no unbeatable team in the PSL.”

Mtsweni’s concession that the Clever Boys are one of the hard teams to beat in the Premiership this season is no fabrication. Out of their nine league fixtures, Gavin Hunt’s men have won four.

“That is why we will be hoping to pile on their agony,” added Mtsweni, “we only have a problem of converting our chances but we have been working tirelessly to fix it.

“We are working on our defence and this is another chance for us to bag maximum points.”

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