In The Birds Nest - 23/10/07

Welcome to yet another bumper edition of Moroka Swallows' ever-popular 'In the Birds Nest' - as always jam-packed with first-team news, ladies and supporters' news.


Latest league results:

Moroka Swallows 1 Black Leopard 0

Absa Premiership fixtures:

Wednesday, October 31
Absa Stadium, Durban
Thanda Royal Zulu v Moroka Swallows at 7.30pm

Wednesday, November 7
Absa Stadium, Durban
Kaizer Chiefs v Moroka Swallows at 7.30pm

Injury list:

Bjorn Gugger, Tebogo Monyai, Tsweu Mokoro, Cecil Oerson, Edzai Kasinauyo and Greg Etafia.

National call-up:

Moroka Swallows defender Bevan 'Stix' Fransman has been called to join the SA men's senior national team for the COSAFA Final against Zambia. The match will be played at the Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein on Wednesday, October 24. We wish 'Stix' and his Bafana Bafana team-mates the best of luck in this game.

Ladies team results:

Vosloo All Stars 0 Moroka Swallows 5

Moroka Swallows 4 Happy Stars 0

Nigel 1 Moroka Swallows 6

Moroka Swallows 2 Parma 0


Saturday, October 27:
Rubbie Ridge Stadium
Palace Super Falcons v Moroka Swallows at 15h00

Sunday, November 4:
Delville Sports Grounds
Moroka Swallows v Fabulous at 11h00

National call-up:

Noluthando Vilakazi has been selected for the SA women's under-20 national team which will be leaving for Germany on the November 17. 'Basetsana' will play against Germany and Holland on November on the 22 and 25 respectively; both games will be played in Germany.

We congratulate her and wish our national team a safe, happy and successful journey.

Anohamba kahle 'Basetsana!'
Supporters Club:


Sunday, October 28:
Randfontein branch:
Skipper Creche at 9am

Motlana branches: (Moletsane, Tladi and Naledi)
Tlholohelo Primary School, in Moletsane at 9pm

Diepsloot branch:
Diepsloot Park Ext. 2 at 10pm
Contact Moloto @ 072 238 2055

Bothaville branch:
5273 Mpumalanga Section at 1.30pm
Contact Magelane @ 083 351 4899

Munsieka branches: (Munsieville and Kagiso)
575 Makgatle Street in Munsieville

60th Anniversary Open Day - Moroka Jabavu Stadium:

Moroka Swallows management would like to thank all supporters, sponsors, players and administrators (both current and past) for their attendance and 60th Birthday well wishes last Saturday. 

We would also like to congratulate Tebogo Sekgaile from Potchestroom who was the winner of the Beautiful Swallows Polo GTI, we wish him happy driving in his new car.

Don't follow me; follow the 'Birds'!

- Young 'Birds' shine in Mayor's Cup
- Young 'Birds' shine in Mayor's Cup
- Season's Greetings from Swallows
- Wits end 'Birds' winning streak
- Swallows fly with Sparrow
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February 13
Absa Premiership:
Swallows v Pirates
KO: 7.30pm
Venue: Germiston Stadium

February 20
Absa Premiership:
Swallows v Santos
KO: 7.30pm
Venue: Germiston Stadium

December 21
Absa Premiership:
Lost 0-1 v Wits
Venue: BidVest Stadium

December 16
Absa Premiership:
Won 3-2 v AmaZulu
Venue: Germiston Stadium

December 12
Absa Premiership:
Won 2-0 v FS Stars
Venue: Goble Park

December 9
Absa Premiership:
Won 6-2 P Stars
Venue: Germiston Stadium

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

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