EAST LONDON – Chippa United are going out to get maximum points when they welcome Mamelodi Sundowns in a big Absa Premiership game tonight (7.30pm kickoff) at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
The Chilli Boys opened their new season with a goalless draw against the newly promoted Stellenbosch last weekend.
One of the senior players at Chippa, Andile Mbenyane, told IOL Sport that his team do not want to disappoint this season, and that the players are well prepared for the dangerous and wounded Sundowns that lost to Otoho d’Oyo in a Caf Champions League game last Sunday.
“We cannot lose at home. That is the most important thing to us. We do not want to disappoint the people of the Eastern Cape. If we do not get maximum points, at least we must get a point,” said a confident Mbenyane.
Mbenyane says Chippa United were unfortunate not to get a goal against Stellenbosch because they dominated the game.