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Pirates new star’s first interview: Reveals why he joined Buccaneers & what he brings to the club


Orlando Pirates had an opportunity to work on their squad and see which departments had to be strengthened within the July-August transfer window. One of the key studies that were done at Pirates was that they realized that they were slim upfront. Which made it difficult to score goals, as they didn’t have a goal poacher, hence the former Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer ended up introducing the false No.9 strategy as his strikers were mostly injured and others out of form. When Pirates introduced their new striker Kwame Peprah there was excitement from their fans. As they had hope that the Soweto will sort out their goal-scoring issues. 

Now, Peprah has had an exclusive interview with the Pirates media department and even revealed that he had other tempting offers. Nevertheless, chose to move to Mayfair without overthinking everything. Peprah joined the Sea Robbers after a successful stint at the Ghanaian outfit King Faisal. Even other overseas clubs wanted his services, however, their talks didn’t materialize. He felt that it wasn’t a difficult choice to make, as he has always loved and respected Pirates. “When the Ghanaian Premier League ended, I got many offers but decided to choose Orlando Pirates because it was one of the clubs I wanted to join,” said Peprah talking to the Bucs media team. 

The 20-year-old marksman stated that he moved to the 2020 MTN8 champions as he felt that they will help him with his football career and take it to the next level. At the moment the Ghanaian striker feels that his at the right club whereby he will learn and grow to become a better footballer. “I chose Orlando Pirates because I knew it is a team that [can] build my career, and the league… the PSL will help me improve my career, that’s why I joined Orlando Pirates.

Furthermore, the former Faisal forward stated that he will be able to contribute to Pirates as he has different abilities that can be utilized at Mayfair, such as speed, shooting, and physic. However, he’s also a team player, as he will be able to create goal-scoring chances for his teammates. “My style of play… I have the ability to shoot. I have the strength. I have the speed. I have some little qualities that I know I’m going to improve upon that’s why I joined Orlando Pirates,” said Peprah talking to the Pirates media department. 

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Date: 05/10/2021

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