Register Login Scores

Fan Park

Who Should Partner Gcaba In Defence?

One of Muhsin Ertugral's first decisions as Orlando Pirates coach will be to figure who the right partner to line-up alongside Ayanda Gcaba in the heart of defence is. Who is your favourite to do so? 

Last season, the Bucs backline was hit with a number of injuries, and it also saw Siyabonga Sangweni forced into an early retirement.

Rooi Mahamutsa has been a stalwart for Pirates over the years, but his injuries last season limited him to just 13 appearances, allowing Edwin Gyimah to slot in at the back.

Meanwhile, Tshepo Gumede's future at the club is increasingly growing uncertain, especially as there are rumours the club may use him to bring Jackson Mabokgwane to the club.

In addition, Abbubaker Mobara's arrival at the club has put a spanner in the works, as his original position is the centre back role; however, he can also play in midfield.

Ertugral has a number of options available to him. Take a look through the gallery to see who he has available to partner Gcaba at the back.

What is your ideal centre-back pairing for Pirates?


Top 5

Breaking: Rulani Returns To Sundowns

116 Jul 08, 2020 11:13 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Rest In Peace Khunadi 'Kaka' Nkoana!

14 Jul 07, 2020 07:28 PM in PSL

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

28 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

How Ndlovu Suffered Since Joining Pirates

47 Jul 07, 2020 09:25 AM in Orlando Pirates

Sirino Confirms He Splurged The Cash This New Mansion!

3 Jul 08, 2020 11:00 AM in Ballers Cribs & Travels

Date For Return To Football?  

43 Jul 04, 2020 07:07 PM in Siyagobhoza

Breaking: Rulani Returns To Sundowns

116 Jul 08, 2020 11:13 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Confirmed Transfers You May Have Missed

1 Jul 05, 2020 12:00 PM in World News

#KhuneSignsForPirates Breaks The internet!

13 Jul 08, 2020 08:41 AM in The Best Of The Rest

New Deal On The Cards For Sundowns Star

19 Jul 07, 2020 11:27 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Footballers Who Lied About Their Age

52 May 10, 2020 07:16 PM in International

‘Some Teams Are Signing Goalkeepers To Make Them Back-Up’

26 Jul 07, 2020 04:31 PM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

11 Mar 29, 2020 07:16 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Inside Chiefs: The Amakhosi Pledge!

12 Jul 07, 2020 01:22 PM in Kaizer Chiefs