Bolt admits to nerves ahead of first Mariners match

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Usain Bolt says he'll definitely be nervous when he makes his first appearance for A-League club Central Coast Mariners in a pre-season practice match on Friday night.

Olympic track great Bolt has been training on the left wing since beginning his trial with the club last week and says he hopes to play about 15-20 minutes in the match against a Central Coast Selection in Gosford.

Debutant: Usain Bolt will get his first minutes as a Mariner on Friday night.

Debutant: Usain Bolt will get his first minutes as a Mariner on Friday night.

"For me, it's just getting fit and getting a lot of touches of the ball," Bolt said. "I have time so I'm just going to take my time to learn the ways and keep pushing."

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