Baroka FC coach happy with team performance

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Baroka FC coach Wedson Nyirenda says the return of captain Mduduzi Mdantsane was one of the factors they were victorious against Black Leopards on Sunday.

“Jomo” as the Baroka skipper is affectionately known was one of the changes in Nyirenda’s starting line-up as they defeated their rivals for the very first time and with a 2-0 score line.

The side now occupies sixth position on the Absa Premiership table with eight points from five outings. Nyirenda also praised his players’ maturity this season.

The coach reveals that midfielder Gerald Phiri Jnr requested to be substituted on Sunday because he is coming up with fever.

The Malawi international who assisted Bakgaga’s first goal yesterday was replaced by Collins Makgaka six minutes into the second half. – Report by Lethabo Kganyago