Absa Premiership

Etafia confirms new role at Swallows

2015-08-07 08:00
Greg Etafia (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Greg Etafia will not be joining an influx of players leaving relegated Moroka Swallows and instead penned a new contract that will see him double-up as a player and goalkeeper coach.

Etafia told Sport24 that Swallows offered him a role to double up as player and goalkeeper coach.

“Indeed, I was offered a role to remain at the club doubling up as a player as well as a goalkeeper coach and have accepted the responsibility,” Etafia said.

“It’s a chance for me to pass the experience to the youngster after long service at the club.”

The Nigerian has been with Swallows since 2003 having joined from Plateau United and won trophies such as the 2004 ABSA Cup, 2009 Nedbank Cup and 2012 MTN8 since joining the Dube Birds.

Etafia said while his focus will now be on passing his expertise to youngster, he will still play for the team if needed.

“Look, I think my bigger task will now be on training young goalkeepers, but I will still play for the team if needed in goals,” said Etafia.


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Wits, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Stellenbosch v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Cape Town City, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v SuperSport United, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Black Leopards, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Golden Arrows, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Cape Town City v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 18:00
Black Leopards v Golden Arrows, Thohoyandou Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Stellenbosch, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

And the 2019/20 Absa Premiership champions will be ... ?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.