Da Gama hopes Ndoro will score lots of goals
Coach excited to field new player
Finally the moment has arrived for Tendai Ndoro to officially don the jersey of Highlands Park tonight.
Whether he is in the starting line-up when the Lions of the North take on Maritzburg United in a Premiership League match at Harry Gwala Stadium this evening or he comes on as a substitute, expectations are that he should deliver.
Midfielder Mthobi Mvala has been the saviour, scoring most of the goals for the club, who are 10th on the PSL log with two wins and five draws in nine matches.
“I foresee Tendai scoring lots of goals because he is very dangerous in the box,” said coach Owen da Gama of the player he could not field immediately after signing up with the club because he had to serve a two-match ban.
Ndoro – who was at the centre of a registration storm last season at relegated Ajax Cape Town – has now served his time and is ready to go.
“He is definitely part of the team,” confirmed Da Gama.
“Whether he is in the starting line-up or not that is not important. The fact is that he is available for selection. We are very excited to have him as part of the team and we are looking forward to have him on the field.”
Maritzburg go into tonight’s match boasting a win against Highlands. The Team of Choice eliminated the Tembisa side in the first round of the Telkom Knockout recently, winning 2-1, also at Harry Gwala.
Da Gama said: “Maritzburg have a quality team and we learnt a lot playing them. But we were unfortunate to lose.
That is water under the bridge; we’re looking for a good match. We’re injury-free and we’re finding our feet.”
Highlands star Tendai Ndoro returns to the field.