Usain Bolt believes Friday's trial match could determine his future with the Central Coast Mariners.
Bolt is expected to start for the first time since arriving at the A‑League club in August in the hope of beginning a professional soccer career.
Bolt has undergone one‑on‑one sessions on top of the team's training program in a bid to fast‑track his development.
The 32‑year‑old is taking his first run‑on start as an indication that the coaching staff are pleased by the progress he has made with his conditioning and touch.
The Mariners open their A‑League season against the Brisbane Roar on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.