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Lekgwathi, Mabizela & Co – Could This Be Pirates’ Best XI Ever…

A former league champion with Orlando Pirates, Abednigo ‘Tsotsi Number One’ Netshiozwi remembers the good old days when he was in the prime of his playing career at the Soweto giants.

Click through the gallery above for the players in Netshiozwi’s Best Pirates XI  

Having started out at the now defunct African Wanderers in KwaZulu-Natal, Netshiozwi had the best moments of his career at the Buccaneers in 2003, and in reminiscing about those days the ex-defender has selected his Pirates XI which is made up of mostly his former teammates. 

Netshiozwi’s Pirates XI:  

Thabani Stemmer – GK, Jimmy Tau – RB, Mbulelo Mabizela – CB, Lucky Lekgwathi – CB, Abednigo Netshiozwi – LB, Joseph Makhanya – RW, Godfrey Sapula – CM, Onyekachi Okonkwo – CM, Perry Mutapa – AM, Arthur Zwane – LW and Josep Ngake – FW.  

Netshiozwi previously also played for the now defunct Ria Stars and Bay United, among other clubs.

He is currently the coach of Buya Msuthu in the ABC Motsepe League in the North West. 

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