“We will miss both players”, lamented Dominic Kunene the Eswatini Senior Men National Team (Sihlangu) Head Coach as both Fanelo ‘Order’Mamba and Mzwandile Mabelesa will be out of the next match against Botswana due to the yellow card rule of the COSAFA CUP 2021 competition. Eswatini will play against Botswana in a must win match to guarantee a semi-final slot in this competition that is taking place in Gqeberha in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.
However, thenational team Head Coach is confident enough that he have quality players in his squad that can win the match against the Zebras as the Botswana Senior Men National Team is affectionately known. “We have quality players who will have an opportunity to win the match”, Kunene said. On a positive note, Felix Badenhorst who have 39 caps and the current all-time goal scorer of the COSAFA Cup will be available for selection after serving his suspension during the victorious match for Sihlangu against Zambia. “The players who did a wonderful job against Zambia are also competitive of which Felix has to work very hard in training to reclaim his position in the starting line-up”, Kunene said.