Absa Premiership

Madida ignoring fans' criticism

2015-03-02 07:31
Fani Madida and Lerato Chabangu (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Under-fire Moroka Swallows coach Fani Madida says he is not intimidated by the fans who are calling for him to be sacked.

Read: Swallows not good enough

The Birds have won only one out of their last nine games in both league and cup, and find themselves hovering just one point above the relegation zone.

Sections of the club’s supporters have been voicing their discontent in recent weeks, including on Wednesday night when Swallows crashed out of the Nedbank Cup after a 2-1 loss to the University of Pretoria.

Madida, however, has brushed off the issue, claiming that only a small minority of the Birds supporters are protesting.

"Do you call them fans because they are wearing Swallows colours? I don't think they are that important," he told the Sowetan.

"There are other things that are more important that we can talk about," Madida said, adding that there were only ‘two fans shouting’.

Following some days off Swallows will be hoping to be fully prepared for Platinum Stars when they travel to Rustenberg for a PSL tie.

The match is scheduled for Sunday, March 8 at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

Kick-off is at 15:30.

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