The Sihlangu SeMnikati’s Captain Banele Dlamini, has highlighted that players are available and ready to fight for the nation. “Players are available and ready to fight for the nation”, Dlamini said. He made his remarks during training at the Technical Centre, preparing for second leg to be played against Angola on Saturday, 3rd August 2019 at the 12 000 seater Estadio dos Coqueiro in Luanda. Kick off for this international match is 1600 hrs (Angola time) which is 1700hrs (Eswatini time).The national team captain missed the first leg encounter due to an injury is confident enough that they will be able to eliminate the Angolans on their own backyard. “We know we owe EmaSwati and we will make them proud in Angola. I urge EmaSwati to put us in their prayers as this match is very important to us as a country”, he added.
The Sihlangu skipper’s words were echoed by Fanelo Mamba who showed confidence which is a positive signal that they are ready for the match in Luanda, Angola. He highlighted that despite being under pressure to score goals away from home; they are equal to the challenge. “We are ready for the challenge. We have to be positive and deliver”, he said. Over and above, he stated that they won’t be intimidated by the 12th player in the stadium as they clearly know what they have to do in Angola in order for them to stay in the competition. “We won’t be intimidated by Angolan fans .We will focus on playing football and make sure that we deliver”, he added.