Orlando Pirates recieve major

Orlando Pirates recieve major triple injury boost!

Orlando Pirates have been boosted by the return of Tapelo Xoki, Bandile Shandu and Vincent Pule from injury

Orlando Pirates recieve major

Orlando Pirates return to action this afternoon when they travel to the Mbombela Stadium to face TS Galaxy.

It’s crunch time in the DStv Premiership with just four games to go for both sides.

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The Buccaneers are deep in the race for CAF Champions League football next season but will know a victory is a must today.

TS Galaxy on the other hand are not safe from relegation just yet. Saed Ramovic’s side sit in 12th position, five points above the relegation zone.

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“The Buccaneers have been boosted by the return of key defender Tapelo Xoki, who has resumed training after missing the game against City, along with the likes of Bandile Shandu and Vincent Pule, who could both be considered for selection on Sunday.” – a club report read.

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“We played a good game against SuperSport but we only scored one penalty after 70 minutes.” the Orlando Pirates coach told SowetanLive.

“We played against Maritzburg and suddenly [Monnapule] Saleng shoots from nowhere and the ball is in the net.

“It’s a complicated game and you have to control a lot of things to get a result. But I’m not frustrated because I know how much it takes.

“Orlando Pirates have to work a lot to create one chance and to make sure that chance is not going to result in a transition immediately after we have it.

“I think that’s one of the keys in this moment for us, probably the main change in the second part of the season.

“No we have the capacity to play more in the half of the opponent and you do that your probabilities to score increase.”

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Monnapule Saleng of Orlando Pirates during DStv Premiership 2022/23 match between Orlando Pirates and Golden Arrows on the 14 January 2022 at Orlando Stadium © Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

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