SuperSport United striker Bradley Grobler says players have achieved confidence under the management of Kaitano Tembo.

Tembo took over as caretaker coach in March before he was appointed on a full-time basis at the beginning of the season.

Speaking to, Grobler thinks the Zimbabwean gaffer deserves credit for his man-management skills.

“We’ve got to give credit to coach Kaitano,” Grobler said.

“He came in at a very difficult stage last season, and he did exceptionally well. We’ve started the season well, and the morale and everything in the team just seems so good. Players look happy again, and the results are showing.

“Football is all about confidence, and he has brought that confidence back in players. Players are enjoying themselves, and that’s the most important thing.”

Tembo has guided the team to the MTN8 final while in the league, SuperSport, are currently in the fourth position with three wins after five matches.