Absa Premiership

Leal vows to turn things around

2015-12-03 13:37
Julio Leal (Supplied)

Polokwane - Polokwane City coach Julio Leal has revealed that his charges will be a completely different team when the league resumes next weekend following their impressive friendly games, recently.

The Brazilian born tactician said he is satisfied with what he has seen so far since taking over Rise and Shine from Kosta Papic last month.

Leal, 64, is optimistic that the Limpopo based outfit will turn the tables around before heading into the Christmas break but also stressed out the fact that there are still more areas his side needs to improve on.

"They (friendly games) are not official competitive games but we needed to go with everything we have," said Leal.

"As a player you don’t have to be worried about getting injured but think of overcoming your limits.

"And you have to perform to earn your place and continue working hard , I told them that it doesn’t matter whether it’s a friendly game or not.

"But so far I am satisfied with what I have seen from the team but we must continue working on few steps and areas so that we can develop.

"I believe that we’ll be a completely different team when the league resume."

Rise and Shine are currently 10th on the league after 11 games played and they will face Golden Arrows in their next league assignment away from home on December 19.

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