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News24.com | Khune: We are ready both mentally, physically CAF Champions League challenge againt Wydad AC

Itumeleng Khune (Gallo Images)

Itumeleng Khune (Gallo Images)

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune knows his side won’t have it easy in their CAF Champions League clash with Wydad AC on Sunday.

Chiefs take on the experienced Champions League campaigners and two-time winners at a neutral venue in Burkina Faso; a country the club has never been to before.

And Khune, who has travelled extensively with Chiefs and the South African national team, says the club must be prepared for “gruelling conditions”.

He told the club’s website: “It’s a big and very tough match for us, we will be looking to bringing three points back home.

“I will draw on my past travels to help the guys acclimatize. I have briefed them on what to expect in Ouagadougou, it is not going to be an easy outing. We are anticipating grueling conditions.

“We are aware of what is expected of us and are ready to fight for the club and represent the whole nation with pride and honour. We are looking forward to this challenge and we are ready for it both mentally and physically.

“To the fans supporting us from home, we carry you in our hearts and are ready to do what it takes to bring back the three points.”

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