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Mental toughness is key in closing stages of the season

Kaizer Chiefs ahead Bernard Parker says it’s essential for the gamers to concentrate on being mentally powerful in the remaining matches of the season.

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Amakhosi will tackle Tshakhuma Tsha Madzhivhandila at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Tuesday, and Parker hopes the Soweto giants will get again to successful methods after the 2-2 draw with Bloemfontein Celtic.



Kick-off is at 17:00.

“Right now, what we do more of is mental preparation which will be key for us. It’s coming along because we are showing the fighting spirit and we are showing the will,” mentioned Bernard Parker, as quoted by IOL.

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“Our effort on the discipline of play is good. Here and there, we do make errors, therefore the psychological preparation needs to be extra essential than our bodily preparation as a result of of we regularly give simple alternatives to our opponents.

“We’ve taken rather a lot of positives out of the Celtic recreation. It is good that we do concentrate on the positives and let these facets carry us into the subsequent match. Going ahead, we’re well-aware of how our opponents play and (are) additionally effectively ready.

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“We are aware of what is happening at this stage of the season where teams are fighting for certain positions. We are also fighting to finish in a respectable position. It will be a fight for us and a hard game. We are up for the challenge, showing spirit and unity. It is just up to us now to be up for the fight,” Bernard Parker concluded.

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Kaizer Chiefs are at present ninth in the standings with simply 29 factors after 25 matches.

Following Tuesday’s match in opposition to TTM they’ll have simply 4 matches to play and hopefully safe their place in the prime eight in the log.

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