Thamsanqa Gabuza’s first-half header gave Orlando Pirates a 1-0 win in their opening Absa Premiership encounter on Saturday evening, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic says his side will approach their Absa Premiership opener against Chippa United like a Champions League final.
Orlando Pirates have confirmed that defender Thabo Matlaba will serve as the club’s captain for the 2017-18 campaign, with Abbubaker Mobara serving as his deputy.
Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic is expected to announce the new club captain ahead of their Absa Premiership clash against Chippa United on Saturday.
Orlando Pirates have confirmed that goalkeeper coach Rowen Fernandez and Nigerian shot-stopper Emmanuel Daniel have left the Soweto giants.
Cape Town City defender Robyn Johannes says they are bracing themselves for the encounter against Absa Premiership champions Bidvest Wits.
Orlando Pirates have confirmed that Maselealo Seanego, Sello Jaftha, Roger Majafa, Lindokuhle Mtshali, Donald Mokondolela and Siyanda Ngubo been released by the club.
Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane was pleased with the showing of debutant Oupa Manyisa and George Lebese, despite their loss against Maritzburg United in the MTN8 quarter-finals.
Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter insists that they didn’t throw the game away, but were unlucky following their 2-2 draw against Zambia in their CHAN qualifier on Saturday.
Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy says he will be counting on former Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates forward Lehlohonolo Majoro to be the go-to-guy for goals in the new season.