After being disrupted while improving Orlando Pirates' form, Josef Zinnbauer is aware of the task ahead as the Buccaneers will be preparing for unbeaten Golden Arrows in their next match on Wednesday.
Following their impressive 3-0 win over Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila on Wednesday at the Thohoyandou Stadium, which saw them move up to the fourth position on the DStv Premiership standings, Pirates were shocked by Black Leopards with a 2-0 loss at the same venue on Sunday.
However, comparing to when he took over as Pirates coach in December 2019, the German coach is still on course to improve on last season’s third-place finish and qualification for the CAF Confederation Cup.
Pirates have accumulated 17 points so far in their campaign from 11 matches and are fifth on the log and are behind leaders Mamelodi Sundowns by eight points.
When he took over in December 2019, the German mentor found Bucs with 17 points from 13 matches and were sixth on the standings.
Meanwhile, Pirates midfielder Terrence Dzvukamanja says as the team they need one another to move on from the disappointment of the Leopards loss into the next match.
“The only thing we have to do, we have to stay strong mentally and physically. We need one another so that we can push for the next game. We don’t have to look down. We lost this game, we have to dust up and move forward for the next game,” he said, speaking to the club’s media department.
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