Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Sports


American football


Pirates have been advised by their former player: “Never be afraid to take risks”


The former Orlando Pirates striker James Mothibi has had a look at the Soweto giants technical team and felt that the club is in the right direction. Pirates co-coaches Mandla Ncikazi and Fadlu Davids have been working tirelessly to get the players to believe in themselves that they can win the DStv Premiership title. The Buccaneers have only managed to win three games, drawn five, and lost two within their ten matches this season thus far. They have a lot of work to do after their 2-1 loss to Kaizer Chiefs in the Soweto Derby.

Now, Mothibi has stated that throughout his encounter with Ncikazi, he realised that he’s passionate about football and getting the required results. On top of that, he’s big on discipline, as he knows that goes hand-in-hand with football. Mothibi felt that Ncikazi shouldn’t mind about the criticism he’s getting at Mayfair, but he should focus on positive things happening within the club. “Coach Mandla was the assistant coach at African Wanderers when I played for the team. I know him and he is the coach who is all about discipline. He is a coach who is very serious about his job, and I just want to motivate him to focus on the positives that he has been doing at Orlando Pirates and things will fall into place,” said Mothibi talking to the media.

In football-playing it safe doesn’t work most of the time; which means the technical team will have to work on their squad in a way that they’re able to create and take opportunities to score goals and defend well. Mothibi stated that the former Golden Arrows mentor has it within himself to motivate and inspire the Pirates player to perform to the best of their abilities. However, for that to be achieved, Ncikazai will have to think out of the box and take calculated risks that will benefit the Sea Robbers. “He is the right guy to motivate the players and to give them hope. My advice to him is to never be afraid to take risks for the benefit of the club,” said Mothibi talking to the media.

Source link:

What's your opinion on this? Let's talk about it.  

(The pictures are used for illustrative purposes only.) 

Date: 16/11/2021

FOR MORE Intriguing Articles click here:

Thank you so much for taking the time to read my articles. Please don't forget to like, comment, share, and follow me on Opera for more captivating news.

Content created and supplied by: ScarcityNews (via Opera News )

Buccaneers Mandla Ncikazi Mothibi Ncikazi Orlando Pirates


Load app to read more comments