Fri, 07 Mar 2008
Stars aligning for Swallows? ........ Gorowa - 'Be careful of Thanda' ........ Injury Time' with Dr E - 07/03/2008 ........ VW help the 'Beautiful Birds' ........ 'Birds' fly over Leopards ........ 'We are not favourites yet!' ........
VW help the 'Beautiful Birds'

Moroka Swallows achieved a unique hat-trick of wins on Wednesday, but they could not have done so without the help of team sponsors, Volkswagen.

Swallows on Wednesday hammered Black Leopards 3-1 in Absa Premiership action, having also beaten Mamelodi Sundowns (last Wednesday) and Bloemfontein Celtic (Sunday) by the same margins.

This exceptional hat-trick, however, could not have happened without the help of sponsors VW, who came to Swallows' assistance after the 'Beautiful Birds' had suffered their fourth loss in a row, to Arrows, earlier in February.

The entire VW sales and marketing staff based at Midrand came to the Sundowns game at Loftus Stadium on February 27 to lend their support to their team.

Matt Gennrich (General Manager: Sales and Marketing) and Ryan Searle (Marketing and Communications Manager) both visited the team in the change room before the 'Downs match, to wish them luck and give them words of encouragement and support - and it has definitely worked!

Now, two more wins later, the 'Birds' are once again sitting pretty on the Absa Premiership standings in seventh place, before the evening matches.

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March 9
Absa Premiership:
Swallows v Thanda
Venue: Olen Park
KO: 3.30pm

March 15
Nedbank Cup
Swallows v African Warriors
Venue: Germiston Stadium
KO: 8pm

March 23
Absa Premiership
Cosmos v Swallows
Venue: Mehlareng Stadium
KO: 3.30pm

March 5
Absa Premiership
Won 3-1 v Leopards
Venue: Thohoyandou Stadium

March 2
Absa Premiership
Won 3-1 v Celtic
Venue: Johannesburg Stadium

February 27
Absa Premiership:
Won 3-1 v Sundowns
Venue: Loftus Stadium

February 23
Absa Premiership:
Lost 0-1 v Arrows
Venue: King Zwelithini

What did you think of Swallows' performance against Platinum Stars?

The guys were marvellous!
Very good indeed
We need more peformances like this one