Cape Town - Moroka Swallows will be looking to maintain
their winning form when they welcome Ajax Cape Town to the Dobsonville Stadium
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The Dube Birds find themselves languishing dangerously close
to the relegation zone after winning just four of their opening 12 Premiership
matches this term, leaving them just two points clear of the bottom two heading
into the hectic festive period.
Fani Madida's men had, however, secured victory in their
most recently Premiership outing, scoring two late goals to secure a 2-1 win at
Maritzburg United last week, bringing to an end a run of seven matches without
However, Swallows next come up against an Ajax side with PSL
title aspirations this term, with the Urban Warriors currently second in the
top-flight standings after winning six, drawing three and losing three of their
And, with a nine-point gap between themselves and leaders
Kaizer Chiefs, the focus this week will undoubtedly be on nothing less than
securing all three points.
In team news, the Birds are suspension free for the
encounter, while the Soweto giants also reported no fresh injuries, given
interim boss Madida a virtually fully fit squad to choose from.
Ajax, meanwhile, are without the suspended Abbubaker Mobara,
while Franklin Cale and Tashreeq Morris are each one booking away from also
picking up match bans.