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John Pantsil confident Santos will fight for promotion in South Africa

John Pantsil

John Pantsil

Ghana defender John Pantsil says Santos will continue to push for a promotional slot in the South African second-tier League.

The 32-year-old joined the side at the start of the season after leaving English side Fulham.

The Ghana international has made 14 League appearances in 24 games for the Lansdowne-based.

Santos are placed are 9th on the table with 33 points, staggering 15 points behind leaders Chippa United with six games to end the season.

However, the experienced right back is confident they can play secure promotion this term.

“Definitely, we’ve got six matches to go and I’m confident we can get to the top,” he said

“We can get to the play-offs stage. We are playing so well in the competition and we’ll continue to fight on.

“In football, anything can happen and so we’re not perturbed at all.”

Santos will host Roses United in their next Division One League game on Saturday.

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