Cape Town - Maritzburg United coach Fadlu Davids is looking forward to
Saturday's Absa Premiership clash against high-flying Bidvest Wits at the
Harry Gwala Stadium.
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The Team of Choice mentor has given a hint that he could unleash the
experienced duo of Yannick Zakri and Nazeer Allie, who joined from
Mamelodi Sundowns and Wits respectively in the off season.
Davids admitted that the Clever Boys will be a good test for his
youthful side in their hunt for their first three points of the new
He told SuperSport: "Yes, of course. We have had good
performances in the first three games, but not getting the results you
would like the performances to translate into"But what better game against Bidvest Wits to test yourself and to
really push to be able to get that first win. Of course (Nazeer) Allie
comes from them (Wits), an experienced campaigner in the league, he is
definitely one of those that has been there and done that.
"He comes with a wealth of experience, we need it. We have one player
over the age of 27 and that is Nazeer. We need that experience; we need
his leadership to be able to guide young players especially in times
like this when we are fighting for results.
"We have had fantastic four weeks with the new players and getting
them up to speed. Now we have competition in terms of the upfront
positions. (Yannick) Zakri and Andrea (Fileccia) really fighting hard to
play in that number nine position.
"We will see, we still have a few training sessions left to be able to select the final line-up to face Wits."