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Majoro, Ndoro Or Gabuza For Bucs V Chiefs?

Orlando Pirates coach, Eric Tinkler, could be faced with a difficult decision to make on his selection of a striker to start the game with on the weekend.

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The Buccaneers are in the final preparations of their game with Kaizer Chiefs, in what will be the Soweto Derby to decide about which of the two giants of South African football will advance to the last 16 round of the Nedbank Cup.

In the last two games for Pirates in the league, Tinkler selected Lehlohonolo Majoro to start against Mpumalanga Black Aces and Bloemfontein Celtic respectively.

Majoro failed to score a goal for Bucs in both games, with the former Chiefs striker seemingly still struggling with form. ‘Major’ was replaced in the second half with Tendai Ndoro in both games.

Ndoro seems to have picked up form and has been enjoying himself in Pirates’ colours in the last two games. The Zimbabwean appeared to have scored two goals against Aces, although the first of the two strikes was controversially awarded to Gift Motupa by the match officials.

Nonetheless, Tinkler will be happy that his team is scoring as many goals as they possible can at this stage of the season, irrespective of who the goal scorers are, as they attempt to finish the season with dignity.      

There has been no Thamsanqa Gabuza in the line-up for Bucs in the last two games. However, Tinkler announced when he gave an update on the team this week that Gabuza has been looking good in training.

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With the KZN-born player having scored in both games against Chiefs in the league this season, Tinkler and his technical team might be tempted to call on the Bafana Bafana striker to do duty for the team on Saturday.   

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