SHALULILE AND SUNDOWNS TEST ARE ENJOYED BY XOKI Tapelo Xoki, a defender for Orlando Pirates, said, "We'll see how far we can go this season" when they played Mamelodi Sundowns in the semifinal of the MTN8. The big defender, who switched from AmaZulu to Pirates during the offseason, knows that playing against the domestic treble champions of 2021–2022 will be a true test of his team's strength.
To explain why he started newcomers Monapule Saleng and Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo against Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro said. The Buccaneers' MTN8 semi-final first leg match against Downs was on October 1. Both clubs failed to score in the opening match at Orlando Stadium, so the second and deciding game will be played on October 22.
Orlando Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro calls it "unbelievable" that two groups of fans can coexist together in a sold-out stadium. The South African titans met at Orlando Stadium, and while the game was fast-paced, neither team was able to score on the day. Despite failing to score, Riveiro was happy with the players' ability to follow instructions on the day.
Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro has commented on whether the likes of Kermit Erasmus will be available to face Mamelodi Sundowns in the MTN8 semi-final this weekend. I like this strategic planning and it will work out beautifully. Both Ndlondlo and Erasmus must start the match including Mabena once his deal has been concluded.Thats for the coach to decide...we as fans always complain about Screamer and Mbele So let's not go Screamer and Mbele on this coach.
The head coach of Orlando Pirates Jose Riveiro has revealed why the club's two new signings Monapule Saleng and Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo started against Mamelodi Sundowns. The Buccaneers got back to action on Saturday 1 October against Downs in the first leg of the MTN8 semi-finals. The two sides played to a goalless draw at Orlando Stadium and they will be back for the second-leg game on 22 October.
Orlando Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro has spoken out about Ndumiso Mabena's anticipated return to the club. After leaving kwazulu-natal side Royal AM before transfer deadline day last week, Mabena, 35, is now training with the Buccaneers. The guy was reportedly sighted training with the Buccaneers on Tuesday, September 27 in an effort to secure a contract with the team.
Mentor Jose Riveiro of the Orlando Privateers has declared that new players Kermit Erasmus, Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo, and Sipho Chaine will be in every way accessible for Saturday's experience against Mamelodi Twilights. There have been inquiries concerning the three new players' accessibility as they joined the club barely a week ago, on the last day of the exchange window.
The coming weekend is going to bring South African soccer scene to a complete halt when the four remaining teams in the MTN 8 take each other on on the first leg, it will take 180+ minutes for the two finalist to be known since the semi finals are played on two legs, home and away, the first fixture will be between two South African giants Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns, it promises to be a great fixture with Sundowns dominating over almost all South African teams.
Jose Riveiro finally commented on Ndumiso Mabena less than twenty-four hours after it was revealed that he was training with Orlando Pirates. Mabena is currently a free agent, having been cast aside by the ambitious Royal AM. A gloomy cloud followed him as he left the KZN club.
According to Orlando Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro, sundown on Saturday won't be history. According to Orlando Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro, the Buccaneers want to make new history against Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday rather than letting the past influence them. Riveiro claims that he is not to blame for Sundowns' six-game winning streak over Pirates, which has ended with scores of 4-1, 2-0, 3-0, and 4-1.
Following Saturday afternoon's draw against Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro believes his team has demonstrated its ability to compete in major games. The MTN8 semi-final match between Pirates and Sundowns will be decided in the second leg after neither team scored in the first.
Transfer deadline day saw Mamelodi Sundowns hand Kermit Erasmus his clearance as the striker went in search of increased pitch time. A day after the window slammed shut, free agent Romeo signed a contract with former club, Orlando Pirates. That addition came just in the nick of time for the 32-year-old to make his second Bucs debut in the MTN8 semi-final first leg this Saturday.
Orlando Pirates lead trainer Jose Riveiro has implied that move choices are beyond his control. As per the Spanish coach, 'the executives' will pursue a choice on regardless of whether veteran striker Ndumiso Mabena will be agreed upon. Mabena has proactively partaken in 'seven' instructional meetings at the Marauders as per Riveiro anyway he won't be the one settling on Mabena's future… .
With Kermit Erasmus and Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo in the group, Orlando Privateers mentor Jose Riveiro will have more choices for how to arrange his group. The Marauders are in runner up, only five focuses behind Mamelodi Dusks, with 14 focuses from their initial eight games. They are likewise in front of the pioneers by one game.
New Orlando Pirates signing Kermit Erasmus has a point to prove. He wants to prove that he is still a striker par excellence even though he failed to gel into the Sundowns teams. It would be befitting for him to prove this point against his former paymasters Sundowns.
Orlando Pirates head educate Jose Riveiro has remained coy at the potential signing of Ndumiso Mabena in advance in their MTN8 semi-final in opposition to Mamelodi Sundowns. Pirates loved a closing date day to remember with the signings of Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo from Marumo Gallants, Sipho Chaine from Chippa United and Kermit Erasmus on a free switch after he parted methods with Masandawana in the very last hours of the window.
Orlando Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro says new signings Kermit Erasmus, Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo and Sipho Chaine will be available for the club's next match which is against Mamelodi Sundowns. The three new signings only joined the club last week on the final day of the transfer window, and since they only with the club for a week, the coach has been questioned about their availability.
Jose Riveiro, mentor of the Orlando Privateers, has lauded new player expansion Kermit Erasmus ahead of this end of the week's match. This approaching Saturday, October first, the Pirates will have Mamelodi Twilights in the initial leg of the MTN8 semi-finals. This approaching end of the week, the club will play the Brazilians, and several the new players are supposed to make their introductions then.
Before this weekend's game, Orlando Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro praised his team's newest addition, Kermit Erasmus. This coming Saturday, October 1st, the Buccaneers will be hosting Mamelodi Sundowns in the opening leg of the MTN8 semi-finals. This weekend's matchup with the Brazilians might mark the debuts of two of the club's new players.
Orlando Pirates head coach Jose Riveiro has spoken out about Ndumiso Mabena's impending comeback to the team. Mabena, a 35-year-old striker, just joined the Buccaneers after leaving the kwazulu-natal side Royal AM before transfer deadline day last week. In an effort to land a contract with the Buccaneers, the player was sighted training with the team on Tuesday, September 27.