Absa Premiership

Marques: Experience won it

2015-05-21 09:02
Zeca Marques (Supplied)
Zeca Marques (Supplied)

Cape Town - Black Leopards coach Zeca Marques confesses that his side had stage-fright against Moroka Swallows.

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A Vuyisile Wana brace was enough to brush aside the NFD outfit in their second PSL Promotion/Relegation Play-Off match having won their first encounter against Jomo Cosmos.

According to KickOff, Marques says that playing the likes of Siyabonga Nomvete frightened his inexperience side.

"I can summarise this game in various ways. Firstly, experience won it. They've got players who've been paying in the PSL for many years," said Marques.

"Our players were overawed by playing against some of the top players in the League and obviously that made a difference.

"Experience … I know some of the guys really had stage-fright, it was a big moment for them. When they look at the opposition they see Nomvete, Mabalane - big names in South African football and these youngsters, for the first time the have been put in this situation, so it does take its toll.”


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