Leop­ard look­ing to take ad­van­tage of limp­ing Bucs

Observer on Saturday - - Sport - ROYAL LEOP­ARD MONENI PI­RATES

oneni Pi­rates will host po­lice side Royal Leop­ard in their first match of the sec­ond round.

The Buc­ca­neers were shown the exit door in the Ing­wenyama Cup last week and come into the match look­ing to bounce back, whilst leop­ard will be look­ing to build mo­men­tum fol­low­ing their con­vinc­ing 2 – 0 win against Manzini Wan­der­ers in the cup clash last week.

This match is set to be in­ter­est­ing, see­ing that both teams now play al­most a sim­i­lar type of foot­ball since Ed­win Mat­se­bula took over the reigns at Leop­ard.

The blue and white en­sem­ble boasts of good and ex­pe­ri­enced play­ers, es­pe­cially when it comes to fin­ish­ing their

MCoach: Cap­tain: Key play­ers: Match win­ner: Coach: Cap­tain: Key play­ers: Match win­ner: chances. Cur­rently placed on the fourth-place, Leop­ard will be look­ing for an op­por­tu­nity to leapfrog High­landers and Buf­faloes if they slip, as they are both only a point bet­ter. Moneni Pi­rates, on the other hand, are also on the rel­e­ga­tion end as they are only four places bet­ter than the base­ment team, and will have to work hard early on in the round if they want to fin­ish in a re­spectable po­si­tion.

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