The former Bafana Bafana boss steered Matsatsantsa to a sixth-place finish last season after taking over from Cavin Johnson in September.
Having won the league title on four previous occasions, Igesund is all too aware of the challenges his side face in their bid to wrestle the league crown from the clutches of Kaizer Chiefs.
"I am certainly not saying we are going to win the championship, but what I am saying is that we want to be one of the teams challenging for the title," Igesund told Sowetan Live.
"Having won four championships before, I always want the next one."
Igesund won his first league title with Manning Rangers, before adding to his collection with Orlando Pirates, Santos and Mamelodi Sundowns.