Moroka Swallows coach Steve Komphela on why Orlando Pirates can dominate the PSL just like Mamelodi Sundowns. Image Source: (@MorokaSwallows/Facebook)

Moroka Swallows coach Steve Komphela on why Orlando Pirates can dominate the PSL just like Mamelodi Sundowns. Image Source: (@MorokaSwallows/Facebook)

Komphela on why will Pirates dominate PSL like Sundowns

Moroka Swallows boss Steve Komphela shares his thoughts on why Orlando Pirates can dominate the PSL like Mamelodi Sundowns.

Moroka Swallows coach Steve Komphela on why Orlando Pirates can dominate the PSL just like Mamelodi Sundowns. Image Source: (@MorokaSwallows/Facebook)

Moroka Swallows coach Steve Komphela on why Orlando Pirates can dominate the PSL just like Mamelodi Sundowns. Image Source: (@MorokaSwallows/Facebook)

After winning the MTN8 title, Moroka Swallows coach Steve Komphela believes Orlando Pirates can dominate the PSL and reach Mamelodi Sundowns levels.

Komphela argues that Pirates are about to click as they are patient in their build-up and can be the ones to challenge Sundowns.

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As things stand, Sundowns were defeated by Pirates in the MTN8 final and Pirates are now looking to challenge for the DStv Premiership title.

KOMPHELA: PIRATES CAN DOMINATE PSL LIKE SUNDOWNS

After spending three successful seasons at Chloorkop with Sundowns, Komphela believes Pirates are now in a strong position to take over the crown from Masandawana.

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“Pirates, in the country currently, is one of the teams that I think, if and when anything happens to Mamelodi Sundowns, are likely to step in there,” said Komphela per the SABC.

Moroka Swallows coach Steve Komphela on why Orlando Pirates can dominate the PSL just like Mamelodi Sundowns. Image Source: (@MorokaSwallows/Facebook)
Moroka Swallows coach Steve Komphela on why Orlando Pirates can dominate the PSL just like Mamelodi Sundowns. Image Source: (@MorokaSwallows/Facebook)

“Even data supports that Pirates is next in line because they are patient, they are building, and all that. And it would be very dangerous for anyone who does not see something that is just about to click.

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“But for you to understand that it’s just about to click is for you to understand – if you don’t know the pieces, you wouldn’t know how they’re going to merge and click.

“People sometimes don’t understand what’s happening, that’s why it’s so difficult for them to understand this is just about to click.”

KOMPHELA WHY PIRATES ARE LIKE LIVERPOOL

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The former Kaizer Chiefs and Golden Arrows manager looks at the English Premier League side, Liverpool as a case study to support his argument.

He adds that coach Jose Riveiro’s men needed to beef up their goalkeeping department as well as acquire a centre-back to complete the puzzle. 

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“Go to Liverpool, go to Man United, go to Arsenal. If you check Liverpool, they had to go get [Virgil] van Dyk and the goalkeeper [Allison], and as soon as they go those players, it clicked,” adds the former Bafana Bafana skipper.

“It is the same discussion I had with Bra Stan “Screamer” Tshabalala, when they were heavily involved at Orlando Pirates – I said, ‘The only thing you need to look at – and I’m not advising Orlando Pirates, but it’s a football discussion – Liverpool.'”

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