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Orlando Pirates Team Picture Back Row(l-r); Onyekachi Onkonkwo, Takesure Chinyama, Senzo Meyiwa, Ayanda Gcaba, Lucky Lekgwathi Front Row(l-r); Andile Jali, Daine Klate, Thabo Matlaba, Sifiso Myeni, Oupa Manyisa and Patrick Phungwayo during CAF Champions League 1st Round 1st Leg match between Orlando Pirates and Djabal FC on the 16th February 2013 at Orlando Stadium in Soweto
©Sydney Mahlangu /BackpagePix.

Former Orlando Pirates star names his Bucs 11   

There’s nothing we love like players’ best 11s. Here’s another one from Orlando Pirates’ former forward Khethokwakhe Masuku.

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Orlando Pirates Team Picture Back Row(l-r); Onyekachi Onkonkwo, Takesure Chinyama, Senzo Meyiwa, Ayanda Gcaba, Lucky Lekgwathi Front Row(l-r); Andile Jali, Daine Klate, Thabo Matlaba, Sifiso Myeni, Oupa Manyisa and Patrick Phungwayo during CAF Champions League 1st Round 1st Leg match between Orlando Pirates and Djabal FC on the 16th February 2013 at Orlando Stadium in Soweto
©Sydney Mahlangu /BackpagePix.

Choosing your best 11 for Orlando Pirates is quite a test. The Sea Robbers are never short of the best talent in Mzansi, irrespective of the season or success.

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MASUKU SHARES HIS BEST ORLANDO PIRATES TEAM

Looking at Masuku’s team, very few Bucs fans will be raising questions. 

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One or two supporters could challenge the selections of some players but these things are sometimes based on the player’s personal experience with the chosen players.

Check out Tembisa-born player’s Pirates best 11 as shared by This is Football Africa:

  • Goalkeeper: Senzo Meyiwa
  • Right back: Thabo Matlaba
  • Central defender: Rooi Mahamutsa
  • Central defender: Siyabonga Sangweni
  • Left-back: Patrick Phungwayo
  • Midfielder: Andile Jali
  • Midfielder: Oupa Manyisa
  • Winger: Kethokwakhe Masuku
  • Winger: Sifiso Myeni
  • Striker: Thamsanqa Gabuza
  • Striker: Benni McCarthy.

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Masuku was part of the team that lost three cup finals under Roger de Sa. Image: DiskiFans / Twitter.

JOMO SONO FIRES AT SALENG COMPARISONS

Staying with Pirates, the club’s icon Jomo Sono has demanded an end to the public comparisons to Monnapule Saleng.

As we’ve watched over the past month, Saleng went from bench player to superstar in the MTN8.

The 24-year-old from Bloemhof smashed in a brave against Mamelodi Sundowns in the semi-finals before a famous freekick against AmaZulu to hand the Sea Robbers the title.

The events soon created comparisons with Pirates’ greatest icon Jomo Sono.

“Two games don’t make you a Jomo Sono!” Jomo said. Read the full story here.

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