Luvuyo Memela scored his third goal in two matches with his most recent strike securing victory in Orlando Pirates’ match on Tuesday afternoon.
The Buccaneers beat Nedbank Cup champions TS Galaxy 1-0 in their friendly match yesterday, with Memela scoring the only goal for coach Milutin Sredojevic’s side.
During the earlier friendly match played last weekend, against National First Division side TS Sporting, Memela scored two goals, with the other strikes coming from Vincent Pule and new signing Kabelo Dlamini as Bucs won 4-0.
The Soweto giants have confirmed that they have concluded the first phase of their training camp.
“Orlando Pirates have concluded the first phase of their pre-season preparations with a 1-0 victory over TS Galaxy, in a friendly match played in Rustenburg on Tuesday afternoon. The tightly contested encounter saw the hosts squeeze through a narrow victory courtesy of a goal from Luvuyo Memela towards the end of the first half,” Pirates confirmed on the club’s official website.
The Buccaneers have lined up three friendly matches to be played in Cape Town, before taking on Kaizer Chiefs in the Soweto Derby.
“Having been in the North West province for the past week, the Buccaneers will be heading home today. The last seven days have given the Technical Team time to work on various tactical and technical aspects but also an opportunity to integrate the new signings into the setup,” the club stated.
“Next destination for Orlando Pirates sees them travel to the Mother City where they are scheduled to play three more friendly matches, before returning to Johannesburg for the Carling Black Label Cup taking place on July 27 at FNB Stadium,” confirmed the Buccaneers.