Orlando Pirates

Nkosinathi Sibisi is Orlando Pirates’ new hardman from AmaZulu. Image: Pirates media

Orlando Pirates take lead through BULLET header! [Video]

Nkosinathi Sibisi opened his Orlando Pirates account in emphatic fashion with a bullet header against Stellenbosch! Watch it below

Orlando Pirates

Nkosinathi Sibisi is Orlando Pirates’ new hardman from AmaZulu. Image: Pirates media

Orlando Pirates returned to DStv Premiership action this evening against Stellenbosch FC.

The Buccaneers head into the Half-time break with a 1-0 thanks to Nkosinathi Sibisi’s rocket header!

Watch the goal below

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Jose Riveiro’s side opened their season with a 1-0 victory against rivals Swallows thanks to a Bienvenu Eva Nga goal.

Stellenbosch on the other hand earned a solitary point from their away clash against Marumo Gallants which ended goalless.

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Stellenbosch vs Orlando Pirates: Starting lineups!

Stellenbosch XI: Stephens, Van Rooyen, De Goede, Andries, Basadien, Mthethwa, Nduli, Adams, Titus, Mendeita, Hahn.

Subs: Lanageveldt, Letsoenyo, Weaver, Khunyedi, Van Wyk, Moseamedi, Mngomezulu, Sibande, Jurgens.

Orlando Pirates XI: Ofori, Maela, Sibisi, Ndah, Shandu, Motshwari, Mosele, Tlolane, Dlamini, Lorch, Nga

Subs: Mpontshane, Peprah, Pule, Xoki, Mako, Monare, Hotto, Timm, Monyane


Tonight’s match will be televised live on SuperSport PSL.

You can also live stream the clash on Multichoice’s streaming platform DStv Now. A subscription is required.

The goals will come – Riveiro

Siyabonga Mpontshane of Orlando Pirates during the DStv Premiership 2021/22 match between Orlando Pirates and Sekhukhune United on the 02 November 2021 at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

“We put attention in every department. The thing is, I would like to always finish the game and be seated here talking about the chances we missed because it means the plan was good.” – Jose Riveiro told TimesLive.

“We played the game the way we wanted to play it. Today was the first time and it works like this especially in the first half.

“In the second half, the chances had a different nature, coming more from transition play and quick attacks.

“But in the first half I think you could see a version of the Orlando Pirates team we want to see during the season.

“Of course, I would like to score more goals and be seated there in the last 10 minutes of the game more relaxed.

“You can be sure if we continue to create this amount of chances, it’s going to happen (we will score goals). You can be sure we will score more than one goal.”