Mosimane praises Rollers, Swallows

Rollers beat Kampala Council City Authority (KCCA) 1-0 in Gaborone on Friday night, before Swallows held Zambian side Zesco United to a 1-1 draw in Ndola on Saturday.

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Both Rollers and Swallows have qualified for the Champions League group stages for the first time in their history.

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"We have newcomers that are blooming. Township Rollers are winning. We have got KCCA, we have got Swallows. They gave a scare to Zesco, they never sat back. It’s unbelievable,” said Mosimane.

"We need to give credit to Mbabane Swallows. When we saw them playing [Kaizer] Chiefs and [Orlando] Pirates two years back, you guys probably said that was just friendly games. They beat Pirates and Chiefs, you know the story. And they beat the team in Congo [AC Leopards]. We struggled against Leopards, [but] they beat them. You have to respect the new ones coming up. They will surprise you,” he added.

After dropping two vital points in a 1-1 draw at home against Wydad Casablanca at Lucas Moripe Stadium, Sundowns will be hoping to bounce back when they take on Guinea’s Horoya on May 22 in Conakry.

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