The Sihlangu SeMnikati players have promised the nation that they will do their level best when they play against Egypt on the back-to back fixture. This team is made out of both the experience and youngster’s in as far as national team football is concerned. The national team captain, Tony Tsabedze highlighted that even though these are difficult fixtures; they are capable enough of making surprises as they have done it before. “We have played against big teams in Africa before and got positive results and we will try to do so even this time around even though this is a difficult fixture but we have to learn from such games”; the skipper said.
His words were echoed by Sizolwethu “Nunu” Shabalala who stated that the real business will be done in the field of play. “The Egyptians are world stars, but that holds no water as the real business will be done in the field of play”; Shabalala said. This youngster is steadily maturing like wine as he has demonstrated at club level together with his team mate Richard Mccresh who got his maiden cap recently against Tunisia. “It is good that the national team coaches have recognized us as youngsters which is good that my effort at club level have been recognized”; Shabalala said.