Big shift in PSL power

Matsatsantsa a Pitori, Brazilians the last two teams standing both at home and in Africa

16 July 2017 - 00:03 By NJABULO NGIDI

Khulu Sibiya's voice thunders and lightning flashes from the mouth of the SuperSport United chairman.
He was frank in his assessment of how the football balance of power has shifted from Soweto to Pretoria.
"Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates are the biggest teams in the country," he said. "Every player dreams of playing for them. They don't have to vigorously go out to look for talent, talent comes to them. That made them spoilt for choice and they became complacent.
"When that complacency kicked in, with them believing they are big, they neglected grooming their players because they could get whoever they wanted.
"We didn't have that luxury in Pretoria. My team and Mamelodi Sundowns used success to draw talent. I think that we have the best squads in the league.
"But when you look at Pirates and Chiefs, I am sorry to say this, but their squads are below par compared to us. They don't have the quality we have."

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