Orlando Pirates legend Benedict Vilakazi says Mamemldi Sundowns are already the new DStv Premiership champions. Image Source: (@MamelodiSundowns/Twitter)

Orlando Pirates legend Benedict Vilakazi says Mamemldi Sundowns are already the new DStv Premiership champions. Image Source: (@MamelodiSundowns/Twitter)

Sundowns are already DStv Premiership champs – Legend

One Mzansi legend believes Mamelodi Sundowns must be handed the DStv Premiership trophy as the new champs.

Orlando Pirates legend Benedict Vilakazi says Mamemldi Sundowns are already the new DStv Premiership champions. Image Source: (@MamelodiSundowns/Twitter)

Orlando Pirates legend Benedict Vilakazi says Mamemldi Sundowns are already the new DStv Premiership champions. Image Source: (@MamelodiSundowns/Twitter)

Legend Benedict Vilakazi argues and believes that Mamelodi Sundowns must be given the DStv Premiership trophy because they are the new champs.

The former Orlando Pirates midfielder and legend, Vilakazi says there is no club that will stop Sundowns from winning the premiership just after returning to the top of the log table.

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Masandawana defeated SuperSport United in the league on Wednesday night in the DStv Premiership and the legend says there is no better team that can challenge Sundowns.

Nicknamed ‘Tso’, Vilakazi says the 2023/24 season is over and adds that coach Rulani Mokwena’s men, Sundowns have not played for over a month but no one overtook them.

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SUNDOWNS ARE ALREADY DSTV PREMIERSHIP CHAMPSLEGEND

As the reigning DStv Premiership champions, the Sundowns are gunning to bag the title for the seventh season in a row.

In the wake of the win over Gavin Hunt’s men, Sundowns moved to the summit and have 27 points in nine outings with four matches in hand.

At the same time, Sundowns also set a new record of nine wins out of nine in a row this season.

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“Let’s give these guys [the title],” legend Vilakazi said on iDiski TV.

Orlando Pirates legend Benedict Vilakazi says Mamemldi Sundowns are already the new DStv Premiership champions. Image Source: (@MamelodiSundowns/Twitter)
Orlando Pirates legend Benedict Vilakazi says Mamemldi Sundowns are already the new DStv Premiership champions. Image Source: (@MamelodiSundowns/Twitter)

“With players that have not played for a long time, they gave Gavin Hunt a headache. Gavin Hunt is not a young coach, he is not a young coach.

“If they can give someone like Gavin Hunt a headache like they did tonight, it tells you that Sundowns have prepared themselves very well.

“Mind you they [Sundowns] still have the likes of Allende who were out, Mshishi (Themba Zwane) came in as a sub even Mudau (Khuliso) came in as a sub.

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“If he could field the XI he wants it means it’s over.”

PIRATES LEGEND: ‘DOWNS ARE LEAGUE CHAMPS

Moreover, the former Bafana Bafana international and Pirates legend states that he respects all the PSL clubs but Sundowns are head and shoulders above the rest.

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“With all due respect and I respect all the teams and all the coaches that are coaching in the league but with the way that Sundowns are playing,” adds the legend.

“And with the high tempo and how they change, rotate players and still dominate, that tells you that it’s going to take years for anyone to catch-up with Sundowns.

“So let’s just give them the league.”

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Meanwhile, the current Premiership champs, Sundowns will turn their focus to the CAF Champions League this weekend as they meet TP Mazembe away from home.

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