Charity voting leaders Buffaloes near 100,000 mark
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The army side pumped in 24,952 votes to maintain their lead at the summit of the table with 94,900 votes and subsequently ‘Aamathole Ezinyathi’ have qualified for the trolley dash for the second successive week.
Hub giants Manzini Wanderers, who added 19,654 votes are second with 61,337 votes. Mbabane Swallows, who were in the second spot yesterday, added only 5,133 votes and the ‘Birds’ are now in the third spot with 57,196 votes.
In total the teams have now accumulated 335,536 votes. The teams needs to pump in 664,464 votes to reach the one million mark within the six remaining days before the curtains fall on the voting process on Monday midnight.
Swazi Telecom Charity Cup PRO Lenhle Masuku said the teams were doing well in the voting exercise. He said they were confident that they will reach the one million mark, especially if all the teams took a cue from Young Buffaloes, who are setting the pace.
“Only six days are left before the closure of the voting exercise. We are confident that the team will reach the one million. The fans must continue adding votes as they are not only doing this for their clubs but donating to charity,” said Masuku.
Six teams will qualify for this year’s tournament that will be played for two days, with the first games on July 29 and the finals on August 5. All the games will be played at Somhlolo National Stadium.