After Monday’s fixture, Madibaz take on Walter Sisulu University in East London on Thursday, followed by a clash with Grahamstown rivals Rhodes in PE on February 25.
With their preparations having gone well, Buys said they were focused on creating a winning culture in the squad.
“If you can start the competition on a successful note and build up a winning habit, before you blink that becomes the pattern for the rest of the season,” he said.
“We want the guys to be mentally attuned to that because if we can create that environment it’s something you can build on in the years ahead.”
Regarding the tough programme next week, Buys said the players were