Supporters who missed the relatively new looking AmaZulu team in action this past weekend have a friendly match against international club Perth Glory of Australia to look forward to this Saturday in Durban.
The relations building match with the overseas travelers was deliberately made open to the public to accustom the ‘Usuthu’ loyalist of the new playing patterns head coach Manqoba Mngqithi has introduced for the new season.
“We understand that our supporters are hungry for competitive football action and this match provides them the opportunity to see the team in action before the first league match – FOR FREE – hence we decided to make it a free entrance, ” said AmaZulu PRO Philani Mabaso.
Mabaso believes the more matches played by the KZN club will do wonders for them ahead of an away assignment against Sundowns at the Atteridgeville Stadium on 14th August.
Perth Glory played Platinum Stars on Wednesday at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.
Fans can find tickets at the gates on Saturday to watch the match scheduled to start at 2pm at the King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi.
A day later the club faces confident searching Jomo Cosmos in Ladysmith at the Uthukela Mayoral Cup on Sunday. On Monday the AmaZulu contingency will dedicate the day to the community in the form of conducting social responsibility projects before heading back to Durban.
Uthukela District Mayoral Cup Fixtures
Date: 07 August 2011.
Venue: Settlers Park, Ladysmith.
09:00 Uthukela Invitational XI vs Maritzburg United.
11:00 AmaZulu vs Jomo Cosmos.
15:30 Final: The Match will be broadcast live by Ukhozi FM.