Controversial New Orlando Pirates Signing Proves Critics Wrong With A Star Debut Performance
Orlando Pirates advanced to the semis of the Nedbank Cup after clinching a crucial home as a result of a solitary goal by Terrence Djvukumanja.
Former Highlands Park who scored the goal that knocked out Orlando Pirates on last season's competition put in a solid shift In a star debut performance, providing the assist.
Orlando Pirates grabbed the lead in the first from the round of play after Wayde Jooste did stellar work on the right hand side before sending a pin point for Terrence Djvukumanja to convert.
The star has been subject to a lot of controversy with many fans speaking against his signing. Jooste put in a solid shift on right side, and has showed he has an engine that lasts for 90 minutes.
Many Orlando Pirates fans took to social media to express their happiness over advancing to the semis of the MTN after 6 years, however it was a bit scrappy in terms of combinations going forward.
Another surprise for fans was the unveiling of Thulani Hlatshwayo as captain, taking over from Happy Jele who started from the bench. Jele & Thulani Hlatshwayo didn't not exchange the armbelt when he came in in 88th minutes, leading speculations that Tyson will be the full time captain from hereon.
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