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Gorowa predicts a humdinger


Moroka Swallows will be looking to bounce back to winning ways when they host Ajax Cape Town in what is sure to be a thrilling Absa Premiership encounter at the Germiston Stadium on Sunday afternooon (kickoff 5pm).

'The Birds'? are pushing for a top eight finish in the Absa Premiership and will be looking to return to winning ways after an unfortunate defeat against Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs last weekend.

Swallows coach Ian Gorowa is confident his charges have what it takes to halt the progress of title hopefuls Ajax, and believes the home ground advantage will be an important factor on Sunday.

"Preparations are going well, and I'm really impressed with the way the guys have been playing and hopefully we will continue this form on Sunday, " Gorowa told the clubs official website.

"Its obviously going to be a humdinger of a game as both sides will be attacking from the start. Ajax have been very consistent this season and are playing well, but we will not be showing them too much respect and will be taking the game to them."

Ajax came out tops when the two teams met in Cape Town earlier in the 2007/08 season, but Gorowa believes the result will be different this time around.

Said Gorowa: "They gave us a beating earlier in the season, but that was in Cape Town. This time around we will be in front of our own supporters in Johannesburg and I'm sure the home advantage will work in our favour".

Defender James Mayinga is suspended after picking up a red card against Chiefs, while Tsweu Mokoro will miss the match due to injury.



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April?13
Absa Premiership
Swallows v Ajax CT
Venue: Germiston
KO: 5pm

April?21
Absa Premiership
P Stars v Swallows
Venue: Olympia Park
KO: 7.30pm

April?30
Absa Premiership
Swallows v FS Stars
Venue: Germiston
KO: 7.30pm

April 6
Absa Premiership
Lost 1-3 v Chiefs
Venue: Olympia Park

March 28
Nedbank Cup
Lost?1-3 v Santos
Venue: Germiston Stadium

March 23
Absa Premiership
Drew 0-0 v Cosmos
Venue: Mehlareng Stadium

March 19
Nedbank Cup
Won 1-0 v Warriors
Venue: Charles Mopeli?Stadium

March 9
Absa Premiership:
Drew 0-0 v Thanda
Venue: Olenpark

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

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