The Eswatini Football Association’s (EFA’s) President Mr. Adam Mthethwa has acknowledged the commitment of the Senior Men’s National Team (Sihlangu). “As a country we are satisfied with the commitment of the players. We have no doubt that we are going to perform very well in Bissau”, said the EFA’s President. He made his remarks during the farewell ceremony for the Senior Men’s National Team (Sihlangu) to Guinea-Bissau on Friday, 8th November 2019 at the Technical Centre.
“You are heroes. The young players are looking up to you and the country is proud of you”, Mthethwa said. He further stated that the trip to Guinea will be too long to endure and players need to focus on getting good results. "Despite that you are travelling a long trip. You have to make the best out of the situation and fight for the nation”, he said.
Over and above, Mthethwa wished the National Team a safe journey to Bissau. “On behalf of the football association, we wish you a safe journey. Remember that when you go for a war, you need to ignore the challenges that you face and focus on what is going to happen in the 90 minutes that you are going to play”, he added. Kick-off for this international match is 1600 hrs (Guinea-Bissau time) which is 1800 hrs (Eswatini time).