Middendorp took his charges through the captain’s run under the floodlights at the match venue, Moses Mabhida Stadium. Amakhosi are here to host the Limpopo Province side, Black Leopards.
“It is still early days in the league,” said Ernest Middendorp on the sidelines of the pre-match training session on Friday night. “We are in the forming stage of the league. I’m encouraged though by the good vibe we have in the team:”
“It is great to welcome back Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya from one match ban,” revealed the coach The left fullback didn’t feature in the opener due to accumulation of four yellow cards from the end of last season. “He will give us options in the back row of the line-up.”
Also available for selection is Leonardo Castro. “Leo missed the Highlands Park match due to an injury,” added Middendorp, “Leo’s availability is giving us options in the attacking half of our plans.”
“We are looking forward to the match,”. “Our preparations went well and we know very well that Leopards are no pushovers so we will work twice as hard.” concluded Middendorp