Register Login Scores

‘Commitment & Fighting Spirit’, Bucs Lauded

Former Orlando Pirates defender, Lizo Mjempu, has been impressed with the team’s commitment and their fighting spirit in their pursuit of the league title. 

Following their 2-1 win over Free State Stars at the weekend, the Buccaneers have become the first team to reach the 50 point mark in the 2018/19 season. 

Read: Maela Urges Bucs To Remain Grounded

The Buccaneers are at the top of the Absa Premiership log with 50 points. Mamelodi Sundowns are second on the standings and Bidvest Wits are in third place. Both teams are on 44 points.  

Mjempu says the current Pirates side reminds him of his time at the Soweto giants.

“It’s been a long time since I last saw Pirates playing like this. The current team reminds me of my generation. They are committed and fighting for each other, just like during our generation,” said Mjempu.

Read: Sundowns Discover Champions League Semi-Final Opponents

“The guys have on a rhythm that’s so enjoyable to watch. They play the Pirates way, the way we know how the team play. They are quick and play with the never say die attitude,” added the former defender.

The next match for Bucs will be against Maritzburg United at the Harry Gwala Stadium on April 24.     

Watch: Kavazovic: All People Believe In One God And That’s Football 



Khune: I Want To Play Until 80!


Top 5

Bafana Starting XI For AFCON Opener Confirmed

148 Jun 24, 2019 01:42 PM in AFCON 2019

Neymar Drops Barca Bombshell

32 Jun 19, 2019 10:28 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Chippa Land Big Signing!

11 Jun 24, 2019 01:37 PM in Siyagobhoza

The Highest-Paid Real Stars After Hazard Signing

13 Jun 10, 2019 07:15 PM in Real Madrid

Breaking: Pirates Announce French Goalkeeper Signing

76 Jun 24, 2019 12:44 PM in Orlando Pirates

AFCON Heartbreak XI: Dolly, Katsande, Khune & Co.

7 Jun 23, 2019 03:58 PM in AFCON 2019

Gallery: Six AFCON Stadiums Confirmed

14 Jun 23, 2019 04:04 PM in AFCON 2019

Check Out Doctor Khumalo’s New R800k Sports Car

6 Jun 20, 2019 01:16 PM in Fan Park

Bucs Confirm Exits, Soweto Derby Line-Up In Spotlight

16 Jun 20, 2019 11:31 AM in Carling Black Label 2019

UEFA Announce UCL Squad Of The Season, Snub Salah & Mbappe

6 Jun 03, 2019 09:19 PM in UEFA Champions League

Pirates And Chiefs Supporters React To CBL Return

16 Jun 19, 2019 06:12 PM in Carling Black Label 2019

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

13 Apr 02, 2019 12:30 PM in International

Chiefs Make Move For Ghana Midfielder?

41 Jun 19, 2019 04:01 PM in Kaizer Chiefs