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Mandla Ncikazi has admitted that Orlando Pirates have a desperate situation

According to, Orlando Pirates co-mentor Mandla Ncikazi has conceded that the Buccaneers are frantic to make something happen in front of Wednesday's conflict against AmaZulu.

According to, Orlando Pirates have experienced a provoking beginning to the 2021/22 DStv Premiership season where the club has won only four of their initial 13 matches of the mission, losing two and drawing seven en route.

According to, The Soweto giants uninterested structure has seen the club drop to seventh spot in the log standings and a mammoth 12 points behind association pioneers and defending champs, Mamelodi Sundowns.

According to, For co-mentor Mandla Ncikazi, Wednesday's conflict against individual strugglers AmaZulu presents a chance to amend the circumstance in a match he accepts the two groups will be frantic to leave as victors.

"I think it is two desperate teams, desperate for points," he told team ahead of the match.

"If you consider how AmaZulu played in their last match [against Royal AM], which I thought they should have won, but they couldn't score, and it was the same scenario with us in our previous match.- he said to

"We know they are a good side, but like I always say, if Pirates play the way we play and dominate the match the way we dominate, and take the chances we create, we have a big chance of taking full points.- he told

"We just have to be ruthless in front of goal, we just have to be calm and take the chances.- he added to

"Maybe the fact that we are desperate, we also create panic around the players where we should be encouraging them to be more composed around the box. That's the only way of taking the chances that we create."- he concluded to

According to, just like Kaizer Chiefs, AmaZulu are the second team after Kaizer Chiefs in the Dstv Premiership to be hit by a Covid-19 crisis as it was confirmed earlier on by the club owner Zungu who also contended that he aims to see his team soldier on despite being hit by Covid-19 crisis.

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