Cape Town – Moroka Swallows general manager Sipho Xulu
believes that Zeca Marques knowledge of the club will not help entirely as
Black Leopards travel to Dobsonville Stadium.
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The promotion/relegation playoffs continue on Wednesday, May
20 as Swallows welcome Leopards to Soweto, led by ex-coach Zeca Marques.
Marques returns to Soweto for the first time since he
resigned from the Dube Birds in October last year following a string of poor
The coach has an intimate knowledge of his previous club's
playing staff and style of play, but Xulu does not believe it will have any
bearing on the fixture.
"When we play against Marques and his team, for us it
will be like playing against any other coach," Xulu told Soccer Laduma.
"Both teams have a 50/50 chance of winning the game,
however since this will be our home game we will utilise our home ground
"In football systems change and Zeca may think he knows
us but that information is based on what he knows, things have changed since he’s
left so his knowledge will not have a bearing," he concluded.
Leopards defeated fellow National First Division side Jomo
Cosmos 2-0 on Sunday in the opening game of the promotion/relegation playoffs
to top the table, but will likely face a much tougher game from Swallows.