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Xulu welcomes 'Oom' Eddie to the nest


Moroka Swallows General Manager Sipho Xulu has expressed his delight at the club's appointment of 'Oom' Eddie Lewis as the new technical advisor for the 2007/08 season.

"'Oom' Eddie is a veteran when it comes to South African soccer after having coached teams like Kaizer Chiefs, Wits and Blackpool in the '70s and '80s," Xulu told the Swallows official website.

An excited Xulu continued: "It is also worth mentioning that this is not the first time he will be involved with Swallows.

"He once came to us when the chips were down and did wonders for us; hence we have decided to call on him again to help us to climb to the next level.

"Swallows has been on the rise in these past five years and last season we came third after losing our second spot at the last moment. We believe now that Eddie and Ian Gorowa (the new Swallows coach) are the two men who will take us back to the top, where we belong."

Xulu is confident that the 'Beautiful Birds' will be fighting for top honours next season.

"We want to win the league and it would be nice to pick one or two cups along the way," said Xulu. "But having said that, we don't want to put unnecessary pressure on Eddie and Ian as they will need time to settle down.

"In the meantime, we will give them the support they need to once again make Swallows a bigger and better team."

By Khaya Ndubane

NEWS
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- Gorowa is the new 'Birds' coach

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TBC

May 20
Castle Premiership:
Drew 0-0 v SuperSport
Venue: Germiston Stadium

May 11
Castle Premiership:
Won 3-0 v Santos
Venue: Athlone Stadium

April 28
Castle Premiership:
Won 3-2 v Maritzburg
Venue: Germiston Stadium

April 21
Castle Premiership:
Drew 0-0 v AmaZulu
Venue: Germiston Stadium

April 8
Castle Premiership
Won 3-1 v Celtic
Venue: Seisa Ramabodu

April 1
Castle Premiership
Drew 1-1 v Chiefs
Venue: Germiston Stadium

March 11
Castle Premiership
Won 2-0 v Wits
Venue: Bidvest Stadium

March 3
Castle Premiership
Won 1-0 v Arrows
Venue: Germiston Stadium

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