Arendse backs traveling Wits

2015-02-27 12:00
Andre Arendse (File)

Cape Town - After a strong start to the Confederation Cup with a solid home win of 3-0, Bidvest Wits will again take on Royal Leopards as they travel to Swaziland for the second leg at Lobamba Stadium.

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One to certainly watch out for is forward, Sthembiso Ngcobo, his sterling performance helped seal the home teams lead against the Leopards with a clinical finish just outside the net to add to his first top form goal.

If Ngcobo is included in the line-up on Saturday, February 28 the pace of the game is sure to keep fans on the edge of their seats.

Another standout youngster Markus Lecki said, “We know that it is going to be a tough game but we want to go in with the same intensity as we did in the first game and push hard on pitch for another win.”

Former Bafana Bafana goalkeeper and now Wits’ goalkeeper coach, Andre Arendse, remains positive about the Students performance adding that they have been working really hard and are definitely up for the challenge.

“It’s still going to be a tough game, as it will be the first time that some of the youngsters travel into Africa,” said Arendse on the club's official website.

“There are many different factors such as weather and local fans who will come out and support the opposition on home ground.

“That said I’m still confident that the boys have what it takes as this will be a great platform for many of the youngsters to break in and make a name for themselves,” concluded Arendse.

Kick-off is at 18:00.


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