Kaizer Chiefs have not beaten Orlando Pirates in a league match since 2014, but with both teams seemingly hitting form, who will walk away with the bragging rights after the 164th edition of the Soweto derby? DEAN WORKMAN reports.
Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs will do battle in the 164th edition of the Soweto derby, and while a close encounter is anticipated, SoccerClub writer DEAN WORKMAN has picked out five reasons why the Buccaneers will edge this one.
Kaizer Chiefs captain Itumeleng Khune would not be drawn into Orlando Pirates assistant coach Rulani Mokwena’s mind games ahead of the Soweto derby, writes DEAN WORKMAN.
From Itumeleng Khune to Siphelele Ntshangase, TFG SoccerClub senior writer MARSHALL GOUTS explores five Kaizer Chiefs players who could have a major impact on the Soweto derby against arch-rivals Orlando Pirates.
Milutin Sredojevic is confident that his Orlando Pirates squad is adequately prepared to compete in the Absa Premiership, Caf Champions League and Telkom Knockout Cup competitions.
Xola Mlambo was rewarded for his consistent performances in the middle of the park for Orlando Pirates as he walked away with the club’s Player of the Month award for August.
Xola Mlambo is the best midfielder in the country and should be playing for Bafana Bafana, according to Orlando Pirates assistant coach Rulani Mokwena.
Winger Meshack Maphangule says he will put personal feelings aside and do the business when Orlando Pirates face his former team Black Leopards in an Absa Premiership encounter tonight.
Jerry Sikhosana has pleaded for a chance to be part of the current Orlando Pirates set-up, claiming that he can do a better job than finishing specialist Stephane Adam if given the opportunity.
Orlando Pirates suffered their first league loss of the season in a 1-0 defeat to Bidvest Wits, courtesy of Gladwin Shitolo’s own goal at the Orlando Stadium on Wednesday evening, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.