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The heat is on: underdog tag may suit Chiefs in Champs League final

Kaizer Chiefs settle down in Morocco before Champions League final showdown against Pitso Mosimane’s Al Ahly

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Kaizer Chiefs arrived from the midwinter freeze in Johannesburg to a hot and humid Casablanca‚ where their only focus is on winning the Caf Champions League final‚ said winger Happy Mashiane.

Chiefs‚ having never reached the group stage‚ may be the rank underdogs against nine-time and defending champions Al Ahly at Stade Mohamed V on Saturday‚ but that is perhaps the biggest advantage they have‚ and they are keyed up to maximise it.

For Amakhosi‚ reaching the Champions League final is already a victory‚ and they have less to lose than Ahly‚ whose supporters would be livid at a defeat to complete outsiders...

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