Highlands Park have appointed new coach in Gordon Igusand , taking over Freeze as the battle lines were drawn for their opening round of the 2016 Telkom Knockout.
“We have a short and long term goals at Highlands Park, main one to remain in the premier division.”
“Important message to the Highlands Park players is that football is a short term career and that they need to work hard.”
The competition kicks off on Wednesday night when Cape Town City host Bloemfontein Celtic.
Highlands Park, with new coach Gordon Igesund at the helm, play Chippa on Friday night while Chiefs entertain Maritzburg United on Saturday and Pirates host Golden Arrows on Sunday
“It’s tough winning a league game but everyone can win a cup game and that’s what we planning to do against Chippa United.” said Igusand