Mamelodi Sundowns face their toughest assignment of 2018 when they take on unpredictable Horoya AC in their must-win Caf Champions League group-stage clash at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Tuesday (kickoff 6pm). The last Group C game for Pitso Mosimane’s team is a must-win affair for the SA champions. Any margin of victory in Atteridgeville will be enough for Sundowns to advance to the quarterfinals on the head-to-head rule over the Guinea club‚ who are three points ahead of Sundowns on the standings. But any other outcome will see Sundowns eliminated and effectively waste the considerable investment in players the club made since the last August transfer window in 2017 to strengthen their squad for the continental campaign. "Can we beat Horoya?" Mosimane asked at the weekend after his club went through a third successive match without scoring. "Yes‚ we can‚" he said. "Will it be easy? No. Do we have the team to beat Horoya? Yes. You know that in Pretoria a goal is coming. Twenty minutes‚...

BL Premium

This article is reserved for our subscribers.

A subscription helps you enjoy the best of our business content every day along with benefits such as exclusive Financial Times articles, ProfileData financial data, and digital access to the Sunday Times and Times Select.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00. Got a subscription voucher? Redeem it now