Absa Premiership

Usuthu to play Arrows in friendly

2015-07-16 11:17
Steve Barker (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - NFD side AmaZulu are set to play against rivals, Golden Arrows, in a friendly at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday morning at 09:00.

AmaZulu were relegates from the PSL last season while Arrows gained promotion which means that another season will go by with no Durban Derby.

The friendly will, however, give fans of the two Durban Giants something to get excited about.

Amazulu coach, Steve Barker, spoke to the Usuthu website about his disappointment at the postponement of the Mayoral tournament that was set to take place this weekend but revealed that they will still partake in a friendly against Abafana Bes’thende.

"We were obviously looking forward to the proposed tournament which was to be this weekend, we still are," said Barker

"It’s good preparation but since it was postponed we’ve scheduled a friendly match with Golden Arrows so we’re looking forward to that.

"We’re slowly building the squad to what we want it to be. There are a couple of new additions to the team whom we’re still checking and so far they’re coming alright.

"At this stage we’re just working on the conditioning of the players, then the focus this weekend will be in the friendly which will then give us a clear indication of where we are.

"We do still have about three to six weeks before we play,” he said.

Read more on:    amazulu  |  golden arrows  |  psl  |  steve barker  |  soccer

 

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
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Fixtures
Saturday, 24 August 2019
Golden Arrows v Chippa United, Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium 15:00
Black Leopards v Highlands Park, Thohoyandou Stadium 15:00
Kaizer Chiefs v SuperSport United, FNB Stadium 18:00
Sunday, 25 August 2019
Stellenbosch v Maritzburg United, Athlone Stadium 15:00
Baroka FC v Bloemfontein Celtic, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:00
Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Highlands Park v AmaZulu, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Cape Town City v Kaizer Chiefs, Newlands Stadium 19:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

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

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

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.