Cape Town - AmaZulu
recruit Energy Murambadoro thinks that Usuthu definitely have the capacity to
produce a quality second half to their Premiership campaign this year.
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Murambadoro, who has replaced compatriot Tapuwa Kapini this
season, is one of two goalkeepers in the squad who are over the age of 30.
Experience is not something AmaZulu lacks at this juncture
and Murambadoro is confident it will come to the fore during what has become an
increasingly difficult period for the club.
Throughout this campaign, much of the debate has centred
around AmaZulu’s prospects of surviving relegation. It will certainly be an
enormous undertaking but not one that the recent recruit thinks is impossible.
"With the experience and quality of players that
AmaZulu have I don’t think we are going to go to the National First Division. I
have only been here for a while but I have noticed how great this club
is," said Murambadoro.
"We have a great goalkeeper coach who brings in
international experience that is motivating to us as a players," added
Murambadoro, who has absolutely no doubts about his new team’s chances this
Before joining AmaZulu, Murambadoro was at Mpumalanga Black
Aces, a club which are making tremendous strides this season. Naturally, there
were some fears that the move to Durban would have an adverse effect on his
career. However, Murambadoro does not think this will be the case.
"The decision was not instant, I needed the challenge
and that is why I decided to accept the offer here," said the Zimbabwean
"Honestly it is not going to be easy. I will have to
work hard to prove myself as there are two other goalkeepers in the club who
are doing well," he said.