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It is exciting times in football

It is yet another week of football and thanks to the Almighty that we continue to use the talent afforded to us.

The second half of the Absa Premiership season has not been as positive as the first for us, yet the fight continues. Out of five matches since returning from the break the team collected a total of five points. We drew twice, won one match and lost the remaining two.

It is not necessarily a bad record considering the fact that we are still in pole position on the log table. We lead the rest of the teams with eight points and only seven games remain. The Nedbank Cup has also been kind to us as we are in the round of 16 and will face Black Leopards from the National First Division on 21 March 2015.

The last weekend we lost at home against Raja Casablanca in the prestigious CAF Champions League. It is a bad start to the lot but a kind result in football terms because we have another chance to have a bite of the cake. It will be an away game to Morocco but this time we will make sure we clinch a solid win to advance.

Now back to reality. It is a Wednesday in the beautiful country of South Africa and Absa Premiership action is due tonight. We take on Moroka Swallows at the Dobsonville Stadium for fixture number 24.

This is our chance to get back to our winning ways after the loss to Maritzburg United. Swallows are one of the oldest teams in Mzansi and it promises to be a tough fixture. We do know that they have not been playing well and are realistically in danger of falling in the relegation zone. This means that they will also be looking for three points with the same intensity as us.

The only player that will be missing in the flock is Willard Katsande, due to suspension. The rest of the guys are available for Coach Stuart Baxter to choose from. The match is scheduled for a 19:30 kick-off, be there to support Amakhosi.

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