RH Corstorphine ran out snug winners after Stoneywood-Dyce have been all out for 109 final weekend however Stander believes his gamers needs to be pleased with their efforts thus far within the prime flight.
He mentioned: “In case you had provided us prime 4 after the primary seven weeks of the season and requested us have been we proud of that the reply would have been sure.
Stoneywood-Dyce player-coach Jan Stander insists his membership needs to be delighted with its begin to the Jap Premier League season.
“It has been a great begin to the season. We’ve unfold the performances out between completely different individuals within the staff which is encouraging.
“Final week was disappointing however we have now to simply accept it was a nasty sport and transfer on.
“Royal Excessive Corstorphine are a great staff they usually have recruited effectively.
“They’ve good academy gamers who’ve come by way of the ranks and they’re a formidable aspect.”
Stoneywood-Dyce shall be aiming to bounce again from their second league lack of the season when Heriot’s go to Folks’s Park tomorrow.
Garreth Wolmarans and vice-captain Lennard Bester return for the house aspect and Stander is anticipating one other enormous problem towards their Edinburgh opponents.
He mentioned: “This weekend is one other tough sport towards a Heriot’s aspect which has been one of many prime groups within the Scotland for the previous couple of years.
“They’ve key Scotland gamers of their ranks. Matthew Cross at all times relishes coming again to play in Aberdeen whereas Adrian Neill is aware of the situations up right here effectively too so we all know will probably be a troublesome sport.
“However we’ve mentioned all alongside dwelling video games are key. In case you win 75% of your own home video games and decide up some scalps on the street then you may end within the prime half of the desk.”
In the meantime, it’s additionally a giant weekend within the North-East Championship as Aberdeenshire attempt to reignite their title problem by defeating leaders Meigle at Mannofield.
Shire suffered their first lack of marketing campaign final weekend towards Forfarshire 2nds.
With the standings selected proportion of factors gained from the overall variety of factors obtainable captain Kenny Reid admits Aberdeenshire can sick afford one other defeat.