AmaZulu Football Club striker Ayanda “Cobra” Dlamini chats to Slindile Xulu of AmaZulu fc.net about his off the pitch moments and his recent joys.
Slindile Xulu: Who is Ayanda?
Ayanda Dlamini: Home is Kwa Ceza Ulundi; I have a 6 year old boy.
I am qualified male nurse; I studied at Kwa Ceza Nursing College for 2 years and I was working there for two years when I got the opportunity to play for AmaZulu FC. I had to put my studies on hold.
Slindile: Were you popular as a teenager?
AD: Not really chuckles. I was a good and humble boy; you can even ask my parents.
Slindile: Are you currently studying anything?
AD: Yes, I am studying General Nursing at Durban University of Technology.
Slindile: How will you regard training?
AD: I can say that right now, I am enjoying training the atmosphere at training is good since we won. There is no tension everybody is happy.
Slindile: What do you get up to if you are not training?
AD: I relax at the club house with my mates.
Slindile: What is your favorite music?
AD: I enjoy gospel and Maskandi Music.
Slindile: Are you reading any book?
AD: Nah, I just enjoy movies.
Slindile: Do you belong to a certain religious group?
AD: Yes I do, I am Christian in fact in Durban I attend Kwa Mashu Christian Centre and back at home I attend Worship House of God. I was raised in ministry.
Slindile: What are your proud moments?
AD: Scoring the goal obviously against Super Sport United, a brother had been down for some time.
Slindile: The Goal that you scored against NEDBANK CUP, describe that moment.
AD: Well I was very happy hence I had not scored in the long time. It was important to me because it boosted my confidents and I think it has upped my game. I hope that I keep scoring goals.
Slindile: What do you like most about your job and least?
AD: Travelling and working few hours, it gives one time to relax and study.
Bad publicity, the fact that you are always watched and expected to make faults.
Slindile: If you had to change one thing in your life, what will it be?
AD: None, I cannot recall anything.