Register Login Live

Orlando Pirates

Pirates Dealt Huge Defensive Blow

Orlando Pirates have been dealt a huge blow regarding two of the side's key players who formed part of the team’s recent resurgence. 

Following their impressive 3-1 win over Highlands Park at the weekend, the Buccaneers will be without influential defender and vice-captain Ntsikelelo Nyauza for the next match against AmaZulu in Orlando on Saturday. 

Read: Pirates To Pounce On International Striker? 

The 29-year-old picked up a yellow card against the Lions of the North, which was his fourth of the season, ruling him out for the next match as he will be serving a one-match suspension.

Nyauza has been influential in central defence for Bucs, playing alongside veteran defender and team captain Happy Jele.

Read: Bafana Hopeful Pens Deal In Europe 

Nyauza started in all matches under Josef Zinnbauer, since the German coach’s arrival in December, and has been instrumental in helping the Buccaneers to four wins and a draw in their last five fixtures.   

Furthermore, Bucs will also be without Abel Mabaso, who has also been a key figure in Zinnbauer's side, having started in all the matches under the new coach.

The former Mamelodi Sundowns player will also be serving a one-match suspension.      

Pirates Climb The African Rankings, Finally

Pirates To Pounce On International Striker?  

Chiefs At 50 – Those Inside Amakhosi Open Up…


Top 5

Sukazi Reveals Plans For Celtic

53 May 28, 2020 10:09 AM in PSL

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

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

The Six Stars Messi Said His Son 'Really Likes'

4 May 23, 2020 08:31 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Reports: Messi Makes Huge Barca Decision

5 May 27, 2020 06:29 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

TBT: When Pitso Collected His Impressive R400k SUV

12 May 28, 2020 10:48 AM in Throwback Thursday

Rashford Shows Off Edgy New Merc G-Wagon

May 25, 2020 06:00 PM in Stars & Their Cars

The Richest Footballers In The World, Part Two

7 May 27, 2020 07:31 PM in World News

Talented Defender Heading Back To Bucs

7 May 28, 2020 01:06 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

28 Nov 24, 2019 07:17 PM in World News

'Khune Can Make It In Europe'

30 May 28, 2020 09:13 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

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

Micho In Zambia: There Will Be Problems

1 May 28, 2020 10:50 AM in PSL