Mbabane trainer vows to ‘swallow’ ice-cream

14Mar 2017
Joseph Mchekadona
The Guardian
Mbabane trainer vows to ‘swallow’ ice-cream

VISITING Mbabane Swallows FC head coach Siyabonga Bhembe says his side is determined to eliminate Azam FC from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederation Cup league when the two teams meet on Saturday in Mbabane.

Speaking in Dar es Salaam on Sunday after his side was beaten 1-0 by the hosts, the coach expressed his confidence saying Azam should be prepared for shock in Swaziland.
He said, after arriving at home Bhembe and his technical staff will analyse Azam FC weaknesses and strength and come up with a strategy to beat them.

Bhembe said Swallows are determined to pull a surprise in the return fixture at home.
“We played well and there are many positive things which we have taken, I really hail my players for playing well, I am optimistic over my team to beat them.

I am really confident of that, the technical committee will meet and come up with a strategy to eliminate them (Azam FC). I know it will be tough task but we are very ready for everything”, he said.He said his side tried its best to equalise but they were not luck.

“In the return game we will be more cautious so that they donnot score a goal which can spoil our game plan, it’s not over and we are confident of scoring more goals at home”, he said.
In the game which was played at Chamazi Stadium, Azam scored their goal in the 84 minute through Ramadhan Singano.