AMAZULU SHAKEN BUT NOT LOSING FOCUS
By: Lucky Khanyile
AmaZulu FC will be looking to put their 2-1 loss to FC Cape Town behind when they welcome Black Leopards in the National First Division on Saturday.
In their continuing search of maximum points, AmaZulu will have to get past a tough customer in Lidoda Dhuva at the Princess Magogo Stadium.
Usuthu has been struggling to produce consistent results as they have collected just four points in their last three games.
Coach Steve Barker is taking the game “very serious” and wants to put the defeat in Cape Town behind them. Barker revealed that everyone especially the players are disappointed with the position they sitting at on the log.
“There is disappointment regarding the result over the weekend however at the same stage there is continued belief and unity amongst everyone in the club. But we won’t
dwell on failures. We have now set ourselves a new target; we taking one game at a time,” said Barker.
Usuthu has not been clinical in front of goal and this has cost them. The team also has been lacking concentration and Barker is aware that they can’t afford to do the
“We can’t afford to allow teams at the top to increase the lead hence a game like Black Leopards is a kind of a game we must win considering we have just collected
one point in two matches. It is important to get a win which will help us go above them [Black Leopards] and perhaps close the gap at the top,” said Barker.
He added that talisman Linda Bhengu and captain Robyn Johannes are still doubtful, which is not ideal for the team, since the pair has been displaying consistent