Al-Amakhousi won his first league match in nearly three months and is looking forward to a follow-up in his next match against Cape Town City.
Kaizer Chiefs defender Daniel Cardoso said they only have to repeat their Wednesday form against Amazulu if they want any chance of beating Cape Town City in the Premier League Soccer (PSL) match outside of Cape Town on Saturday.
Chiefs scored his second victory of the season in 10 games when they beat Osotho 1-0 in Durban to climb four places in the standings to 10th place.
This was Amachusi’s first league win since October 2020 and collected the most points without the key players, Khama Pelat and Leonardo Castro.
“If we can put in another fighting spirit as we did against Amazulu, we should emerge victorious. [beating AmaZulu] Cardoso told Chefs Media.
“Thinking about our performance against Amazulu, I thought it was a very big match. For my team, I saw the fighting spirit that we showed. It was a very important win to lift our spirits. It wasn’t the easiest games but we keep working from here. Three points are what we need and we definitely got.” We can only proceed from there.
“It was a very difficult game. You can see that the whole team was fighting and we were going to our next game against Cape Town City at the weekend. It’s another difficult game, and it won’t be easy.”
Amachusi has been fantastic away from home since the end of November 2020, winning two CAF Champions League matches in Cameroon and Angola, while only losing to SuperSport United at home.
“We have to collect three points,” Cardoso said. “We performed well on the road and we hope to continue performing.”
“It is clear that the play is streak [away games] We have to recover as properly as we are. We had a day off today [Thursday]. We will come back tomorrow just to update things and correct our tactics. “
Before the trip to AmaZulu, the Presidents were one point better than the Black Leopards in what was a new low that led to their struggles.
But Cardoso thinks the fight to collect the three points is just a passing stage.
“We want to thank our fans for being behind us and continuing to support us even when times are tough. We will come out of what we went through. I think it’s just a stage we have been through,” Cardoso said.