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Mukansi Signing On The Cards


Moroka Swallows MD Leon Prins has confirmed that the club are hopeful of bringing McDonald Mukansi into the Birds camp on a permanent basis.

The former Cosmos and SuperSport United midfielder-cum-striker made somewhat of a surprise appearance in the Dube Birds' credible 2-2 draw with Ajax Amsterdam on Sunday.

The former Bafana Bafana man seemed determined to make an impression in the game, and that he did, with a cracking goal which rifled into the corner of the net from 30-yards out.

Moroka Swallows MD Leon Prins confirmed the club's interest in the player.

"McDonald has been training with the team for a week and we are hoping to sign him."

Prins added that they have a specific role in mind for the player, who possesses incredible speed, and who goes by the nickname of 'Scooter'.

"He has often been played on the right of midfield," said Prins, "but we have a different role in mind for him."

Coach Gavin Hunt also believes that the player would be a great asset to the team.

"He has loads of pace and loves to play in the faces of defenders. He could do a grand job for us," he said.

Prins added that he was proud of the way the team had acquitted themselves against the Dutch league champions on Sunday.

"We did very well, especially considering that we had played against Black Leopards in 43 degree heat and then faced a seven hour trip back to Johannesburg. So the players were obviously not very fresh, I believe that we could have won the match were it not for these factors."

By Anthony McLennan

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SAA Supa 8 Semi-final
Swallows v Kaizer Chiefs
Venue: ABSA Stadium

Saturday, September 30
Castle Premiership
Ajax v Moroka Swallows
Venue: Newlands Stadium

Sunday, October 15
Castle Premiership
Moroka Swallows v Cosmos
Venue: Germiston Stadium

Sunday, October 22
Castle Premiership
Arrows v Moroka Swallows
Venue: King Zwelithini

Sunday, September 17
Castle Premiership
0-0 vs Benoni P. United
Venue: Meadowlands Stadium

Wednesday, September 13
Castle Premiership (POSTPONED)
Moroka Swallows vs Orlando Pirates
Venue: Germiston Stadium

Sunday, September 10
Castle Premiership
1-0 vs Silver Stars
Venue: Royal Bafokeng Stadium

Saturday, August 26
Castle Premiership
0-2 vs Black Leopards
Venue: Thohoyandou Stadium

Sunday, August 20
SAA Supa 8 Q/F
2-1 vs Silver Stars
Venue: Germiston Stadium

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