Ndah has come up for nomination for an award that pits him against some talents based in Europe. Ndah joined Pirates at the beginning of the season from Nigerian club Akwa United and has been without a doubt a standout performer at the back for the club. Towering, effective when marking and comfortable on the ball, Ndah gathered 31 appearances playing in central defence and even had an occasion when he was slotted in to play at right-back.
No club in the 2021/2022 Dstv Premiership season had to deal with injuries as Orlando Pirates Football Club did, the Sea Robbers had no less than 20 of their first team out with injuries in the first round of the season. The likes of Thembinkosi Lorch, Vincent Pule, Richard Ofori, and Zakhele Lepasa are just some of the few players who at one stage during the first of the season spend time on the sidelines due to injuries.
Orlando Pirates could be having a tight transfer budget after statements made by co-coach Fadlu Davids. The Buccaneers had a quiet transfer window last season, as they brought only Olisa Ndah and Kwame Peprah and did not make any signings in the January transfer window. Pirates should have made signing a goalkeeper a priority, after the injury of Richard Ofori left them exposed, with only two veteran goalkeepers Siyabonga Mpontshane and Wayne Sandilands remaining.
For a player to retire at a big club like Orlando Pirates Football Club it shows how good of a player the player is, as many of the players tend to find clubs less of Pirates stature and retire at as it is the easiest thing a player who has played for clubs like Pirates can do.
Orlando Pirates could be without goalkeeper Richard Ofori when they face Swallows FC in the league on Saturday afternoon. Ofori was sent off on the 75th minute dto injury yesterday against Bafana Bafana. Guys understand this guy when you are injured the brain also gets injured you cannot perform well ..I understand him all those blunders it's the work of the mind not ready
The Orlando Pirates technical team has been given yet another makeover following the appointment of a new goal keeper coach. Two months ago, Pirates introduced Mandla Ncikazi as the assistant coach to Josepg Zinnbaeur. One coach at the club however finds himself in a sticky situation as he now may have to find employment elsewhere.
The new Orlando Pirates coach is expected to make significant changes to the team. Following the appointment of a new goal attendant mentor, the Orlando Pirates specialty group has received yet another facelift. Mandla Ncikazi was introduced as Josepg Zinnbaeur's associate mentor two months ago. In any case, one of the club's mentors finds himself in a bind because he may need to look for job elsewhere.
Orlando Pirates are expected to decide the futures of both the club's captain Happy Jele and goalkeeper Wayne Sandilands. The two veteran players are on their last months of their contracts with the club with both of their stay set to end at the end of the current campaign.
As a result of injuries, coach changes, and a lack of discipline, Orlando Pirates Football Club's 2021/2022 season will be remembered as one of the most erratic in the club's more than 70-year history. Illnesses have done the most harm to the team's uneven record, as the club had to call up seven players from their reserve side at one time to create a matchday squad, despite having one of the largest rosters in the country.
To boost the club's season-long preparations, Pirates are anticipated to announce additional changes to their technical staff. Goalkeeper coach Sjoerd Woudenberg has since announced his departure from Pirates via his social media accounts, following the departures of Davids and performance analyst Darian Wilken earlier this month.
While some players are being released by Orlando Pirates, it was also expected that veteran goalkeeper Wayne Sandilands could also head out of mayfair ahead of the new season. Recent developments as indicated by Soccer Laduma is that the former Mamelodi Sundowns shot-stopper will indeed no longer feature for Orlando Pirates going forward, but will remain at the club on a different role.
Orlando Pirates co-caoch Fadlu Davids says the club technical team, has trust their young goalkeeper. As his been performing well. Injuries to the Pirates number goalkeeper Richard Ofori and experienced campaigner Wayne Sandilands, have given an opportunity to Kopano Thuntsane to be be part of the first team.
Wayne Sandilands has at long last chosen to hang up his boots toward the finish of the time, a source at Orlando Pirates has uncovered. The 38-year-old goalkeeper has clearly been slowing down calling time on his vocation for a considerable length of time now due to an absence of goalkeepers at the Buccaneers.
Orlando Pirates are expected to decide on the future of goalkeeper Siyabonga Mpontshane who is one of the influential members of the Buccaneers’ squad this season. As reported in edition 1259 of Soccer Laduma, Pirates have made decisions on stars who are vital to the team's plans.
(Source: soccerladuma.co.za) Orlando Pirates continues with beefing up their technical team ahead of the new season. As they've now welcomed yet another coach in their technical staff who's expected to do deliver incredible work in the most important department within Mayfair. There have been different reports stating that Pirates have been seeking a goalkeeper coach, ever since Jyri Nieminen left the Soweto giants last year December.
Wayne Sandilands, the goalkeeper with the Orlando Pirates, has stepped down from his part-time duty as goalie coach, and his contract as a player has also expired. Sandilands' contract with the club expired on June 30 when he was working double shifts. Sandilands' job appears to be in jeopardy now that Pirates have hired former Cape Town City goalie coach Sjoerd Woudenberg.
Orlando Pirates are relied upon to choose the fates of experienced couple Happy Jele and goalkeeper Wayne Sandilands before very long. The couple has gone into the last a half year of their particular agreements with exchanges in regards to contract expansions expected to begin unavoidably. With restricted game-time up to this point this season, Sandilands' future at Pirates stays dubious.
Orlando Pirates could be doing a goalkeeping switch in their approaching games subsequent to surrendering seven objectives in four matches. The Buccaneers have been in safe hands the entire season under the direction of veteran attendant Siyabonga Mpontshane, who has astoundingly gotten down to business when it made the biggest difference , marshaling the last line of the protection easily without the harmed Richard Ofori and Wayne Sandilands.
Following an injury to Richard Ofori, Orlando Pirates co-coach Fadlu Davids has declared that the player is now eligible to return to the field. Ofori had been out since Ghana's 2022 World Cup Qualifier against Bafana Bafana, and Pirates have been replacing him with Siyabonga Mpontshane since then.
In the next weeks, the Orlando Pirates are set to decide on the futures of seasoned duo Happy Jele and goalie Wayne Sandilands. The duo has entered the final six months of their individual contracts, with contract extensions conversations anticipated to begin soon. Sandilands' future with the Pirates is unknown due to his little playing time thus far this season.