PIRATES INVITED TO SA TOURNEY
SMoneni Pirates have been invited to a four team international tournament slated for the Giant Stadium in Tshwane, South Africa.
The ‘Sea Robbers’ will be up against two AB Motsepe league outfits; Ally Force and Garankuwa United and an unnamed side, which was still to be confirmed by the organisers following Manzini Wanderers withdrawal in the games. Pirates Chief Executive Officer Thamie Dlamini confirmed the developments when sought for comment.
“We will be heading for South Africa tomorrow (today) to take part in a four team tournament to be played at the Giant stadium. We believe the games will help to prepare for our next League match,” he said. Meanwhile, Wanderers Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pat Mahlalela said they
would not honour some technicalities.
“We are no longer going to take part in the tournament one of the reasons being we received the invitation on Friday afternoon, however it became impossible for us to go and seek permission from the National Football Association of Swaziland (NFAS) and the Premier League of Swaziland(PLS) on time as we had to travel tomorrow (today),”
“We appreciate the efforts that have been made by the organisers to invite us and we hope to be part of such good events in the future,” he said
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