Cape Town - AmaZulu are set to spend two weeks in Swaziland during the
FIFA break in order to play friendly matches and engage with supporters in that
In addition to playing two friendly matches, representatives
from the club will visit Nelspruit Spar Distribution Centre from 22 until 24
A delegation comprising management, the youth wing as well
as the scouting department arrived in Swaziland on 18 March to meet the
Swaziland Football Association.
According to Usuthu's official website, coach Cavin Johnson
and senior players will link up with the delegation on Friday in Nelspruit to
meet with workers.
Spar are a major sponsor of the Durban-based outfit having
partnered with the side for a number of years.
Nonetheless, midfielder Siyabonga Sithebe is looking forward
to the trip, saying: "Playing in Swaziland will be good, I'm really
looking forward to the games and I believe that this trip will be a positive
one for the team."
Usuthu will take on Manzini Wanderers and Mbabane Swallows
on 23 and 24 March respectively at Mavuso Stadium.
Sithebe concluded that the same trip last season was
fruitful: "The trip last year was imperative as we were also able to keep
the team spirit alive within the team and it also served as a team building
exercise as we were able to bond more as a team.
"Playing last year against the teams really helped as
the coach was able to play everyone in the squad as it was FIFA week as well,
we were able to regain focus and keep fit as well."