The Senior Men's National Team (Sihlangu SeMnikati) Head Coach, Pietier De Jongh is very pleased with the training camp of the national team that ended on Sunday; 8th October 2017 as he was able to see new players who are from the U 20 National team. “This was a positive training camp as it involved new players from the U20s Men National Team". This training camp was part of the national team's preparations for the the upcoming TOTAL AFCON Qualifier match against Tunisia in the 27th March 2018 on home soil. These players are Vovovo FC defender, Mncedisi Dlamini and Mbabane Highlanders FC defender, Vusi Vilakati. This is positive sign for the future of the national team.
In this training camp, the focus was on the enrichment of the national team players' on their technical and tactical capabilities when it comes to the national team. The physical fitness , speed, player discipline, player management and cooperation were some of the areas that the players were trained on. "It is very important for the players to know the intention , what's best and what it means to be a national team player", said the coach. The coach is positive that the young players learnt a lot from this training camp more especially from the experienced players like Captain Tony Tsabedze, Mandla Palma and Nhlanhla Gwebu just to mention a few.
The next training camp will be from the 6th- 14th November 2017.