Cape Town - AmaZulu head coach Steve Barker has heaped
praise on veteran defender Mbulelo ‘Old John’ Mabizela.
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Speaking to the clubs official website, Barker admits that he
has been impressed with the defenders contribution to the club since arriving
at the club.
“I am very impressed with the way Mabizela is contributing
to the club. He has already scored three crucial goals and has been involved in
some assist as well,” said Barker.
“The way he carries himself during training is amazing
because he just inspires the other guys to work hard as well.
“His character and commitment to the club is amazing and it
is good to know that he has so much interest for the club and the positive
contribution he adds is just amazing.
“For now I am just happy with the commitment he has shown
and I know that he is still going to play a positive role in the squad,” said
AmaZulu are now on a break and the University of Pretoria coach said they need to use the break as an advantage to their mission of climbing out of the relegation zone.
“We just have to look at it in a positive way. We have the
opportunity to train and work hard on finishing strong.
“The performance of my team has been good we have fought
well and shown good character even in difficult times,” he concluded.