Mamelodi Sundowns have been dumped out of the CAF Confederation Cup after losing 2-0 to Ghanaian outfit Medeama at the Sekondi-Takoradi Stadium on Wednesday.
Mamelodi Sundowns will be cautious in their approach against Medeama in the CAF Confederation Cup play-off second leg at Sekondi Takoradi on Wednesday where the Brazilians go into the match with a 3-1 lead.
Now that the league race has been wrapped up, with Mamelodi Sundowns to be crowned 2015/16 Absa Premiership champions on 21 May, Teko Modise is driven to see this generation do better than past Sundowns legends.
Mamelodi Sundowns will be hoping to show the form that won them the Premiership title recently when they take on Medeama in a crucial CAF Confederation Cup play-off tie on Wednesday.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has criticized the heavy domestic fixture schedule, arguing that it was to the detriment of teams competing in continental tournaments.
Pitso Mosimane has urged his Mamelodi Sundowns squad to remain focused for the rest of the season despite wrapping up their record seventh Premiership title.
All indications are that Mamelodi Sundowns will not be taking their CAF Confederation Cup match against Medeama FC lightly.
Mamelodi Sundowns will play Ghanaian club Medeama SC in the play-off round of the CAF Confederation Cup next month.
Zesco United are looking good in the CAF Champions League after beating Stade Malian 3-1, while Zanaco drew 1-1 with Stade Gabesien in the Confederations Cup.
Orlando Pirates head coach Eric Tinkler expressed concern about the performances of fellow Premiership clubs in their respective CAF competitions.
Bidvest Wits have been knocked out of the CAF Confederation Cup after a 4-3 defeat on Sunday resulted in a 7-3 loss on aggregate over two legs against Azam of Tanzania.
Absa Premiership leaders Mamelodi Sundowns continue their quest for African glory on Saturday afternoon, while Kaizer Chiefs and title hopefuls Bidvest Wits also do battle away from home on Sunday.
Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt has urged his players to remain focused on the task at hand after cutting Mamelodi Sundowns' lead at the summit of the Absa Premiership to just four points.
Even though his coach Gavin Hunt has thrown in the towel in Bidvest Wits CAF Confederation Cup journey, Ben Motshwari refuses to do the same.
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