The 2020/21 release commences under novel conditions, as it highlights clubs from the first class, alongside those from the second level of South African football.
The Buccaneers were one of only a handful few clubs from the first class to be drawn against one of those from the lower version, as their name faced Uthongathi FC when the Last 32 draw occurred in January.
The KwaZulu-Natal based outfit is the Soweto Giants' first lower-alliance rival since they confronted EC Bees in the first round of the 2017 version.
As indicated by experienced protector Ntsikelelo Nyauza, who was important for that specific mission - where the Buccaneers made it right to the last, advancing past the first round is very basic on Saturday.
"I'd say this phase of the opposition could decide how far we could go in the competition, so it's indispensable for us to attempt to get a triumph toward the end of the week," the 30-year-old said in a select meeting with Orlandopiratesfc.com. "It's significant for us to attempt to get the success in this initially round, so we can proceed with our cup run."
With Saturday's experience a notable first-since forever conflict between the different sides, Nyauza additionally opened up on the remarkable challenges in attempting to measure the danger presented by a side that the group has, up until the draw, not actually invested a lot of energy checking from very close.
"It's troublesome playing a group whose personality you're not very much familiar with. We didn't think a lot about the greater part of their players. It's simpler to break down groups comparable to us. Yet, we realize that we should go there with a triumphant mindset, realizing that it won't be a simple game," Nyauza proceeded. "They will go there hoping to demonstrate their value. So it's certainly going to be a long way from a stroll in the recreation center."
The match between Orlando Pirates and Uthongathi happens at Orlando Stadium, and will commence at 15:00.
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