Chicken Inn head coach Joey Antipas says his players are heroes after they beat Mamelodi Sundowns 1-0 in a CAF Champions League match played at Barbourfields Stadium this afternoon.
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Mitchel Katsvairo’s 36th minute goal gave Chicken Inn the advantage ahead of the second leg in two weeks’ time .
Speaking after the game Antipas said, “To tell you the truth we went out to play for a 0-0 and we managed to get a 1-0 win up against quality opponents like Sundowns .
“I’m very chaffed about the win ,proud of the boys, they maintained our tactical disclipline, that’s the way we wanted to play .It was a good win for the team.
“We managed to close down in critical areas and overall the boys put out a good show, they missed a player like Khama Billiat who can turn the game on its head ,but credit to our guys for maintaining shape and playing well.
“We asked our players to go and become heroes and they did that today. We know the second leg will be fire, so we are going to enjoy the moment.