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TS Galaxy coach Dan Malesela is amped up to take on the mighty Kaizer Chiefs in Saturday’s Nedbank Cup final.

The lower National First Division (NFD) club find themselves in this year’s final after dumping out the likes of Ajax Cape Town and Golden Arrows.

“If we can take on Arrows then surely we can take on Chiefs‚” Malesela said to Times Live.

“They are in the same league as Arrows‚ so why not? I think we can.

“I usually don’t focus on the opponents because they can deceive you. You sometimes think this club has lost so many matches‚ therefore…

“Hey it doesn’t work like that. We need to prepare this team properly‚ very‚ very well. It depends on us as well‚ primarily us to say how do we handle them and how they handle us. Where we are weak we’ll try and fix at half-time and where we are strong we add.

With Ernst Middendorp’s Chiefs often an unpredictable tactical mystery, Malasela showed awareness of this.

“The focus is mainly on TS Galaxy‚ obviously with respect to Chiefs I don’t even know who they are going to play.

"They might come with a different team to the one that played Chippa,” conclude the former Chippa coach.

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