Five Pirates Players City Will Need To Look Out For…
Soccer Laduma Takes A Look At Five Players That Cape Town City Will Need To Look Out For Next Week
Cape Town City will be in action against Orlando Pirates in the Nedbank Cup competition next week and Soccer Laduma takes a look at five Bucs players who could cause problems for the Citizens on the day.
Pirates faced off with Amakhosi this past weekend, sealing an impressive 3-1 victory in the Absa Premiership. Based on the statistics, five of Pirates’ top performers could give City a run for their money at the Cape Town Stadium next week.
Memela came on as a substitute in the second half of the encounter on Saturday, scoring two goals in his two shots on target, where he sealed the victory for the Bucs on the day.
Mlambo played in the entire encounter for Pirates, tallying 47 touches of the ball, made 25 successful passes and won the ball 20 times, this being more than any Pirates player on the field.
Nyatama, who scooped the Man of the Match award after the encounter, had 41 touches, made 31 successful passes and had a passing accuracy of 78%.
Maela tallied 40 touches of the ball, made 23 successful passes and was also ranked in the top five performers on the day.
Dube had 39 touches of the ball, had one shot on target and made 27 successful passes.
The Nedbank Cup round of 16 match between Cape Town City and Orlando Pirates will take place at the Cape Town Stadium next week, Wednesday 14 March at 19:30.