Absa Premiership

Clark believes he can save Leopards from relegation

2020-03-31 19:21
Alan Clark
Alan Clark (Gallo Images)

Black Leopards coach Alan Clark is confident he has the necessary experience and ability to help the club stave off relegation this season.

Lidoda Duvha are rooted to the bottom of the Absa Premiership standings with 20 points from 24 games, which is only three points below safety.

Despite their current position in the standings, Clark believes he has enough quality in his squad to fight their way out of the danger zone, once the season resumes at some stage in the future following the coronavirus lockdown.

"To be honest with you I don't think I jumped into this position with my eyes closed‚" Clark said, as quoted by SowetanLIVE.

"But what's important is that I've been around, and I've been experienced. I've been involved with AmaZulu with the trouble that they had in the first and second seasons.

"I was around at Platinum Stars. When we got there, they were 14th and they ended in the top eight. The second season they were second.

"And I've been learning all the time. If I didn't think I was capable of doing it, I wouldn't have accepted the role.

"I have a very experienced squad‚ which I'm grateful for. And what do you do as a young coach? The opportunity is there‚ and I don't think South African young coaches get enough of those."

- TEAMtalk media

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