Register Login Scores

Orlando Pirates

Rulani Makes Lorch Admission

Orlando Pirates coach Rulani Mokwena has admitted that Thembinkosi Lorch is not at his very best at the moment, but argued that he will soon lift his game again.

The Bafana Bafana international was on focus at the weekend when he scored the winning goal for the Buccaneers in their narrow win over Stellenbosch FC in the opening round of the Telkom Knockout at Orlando Stadium.

Read: Pitso: My Family Wants Revenge Against Chiefs... 

It was a stunning goal that was reminiscent of his sizzling hot form last season as he bagged the Footballer of the Season award.

But many have argued the transfer speculation before the window closed last month affected Lorch’s performance.

“I know people are losing a little bit of faith and patience in him, but he will come. He is the reigning footballer of the season and there is a reason why Lorch is the reigning footballer of the season. He has got the talent and he showed again why he has that title. It can get better, he knows that. But he is very honest and wants to always improve to contribute to the team,” Mokwena told the media.

So far Lorch has a single goal, one he scored on Saturday night, in eight matches in all domestic competitions this season.

Read: Rulani: My Worry 


Top 5

8 Of Chiefs' Most Embarrassing Defeats In The Premiership

80 Sep 20, 2021 03:29 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

12 Players Who Still Don't Have Clubs

10 Sep 02, 2021 12:30 PM in International

Motshwari Arrest Latest: Police Update On Bucs Star

24 Sep 21, 2021 01:09 PM in Orlando Pirates

Club Wants To Sign Messi?

1 Sep 17, 2021 02:27 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Messi Unhappy In Paris?

20 Sep 16, 2021 06:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Ronaldo Breaks Zlatan's Incredible Record

5 Sep 20, 2021 09:28 AM in Cadbury

Grealish Reacts To Pep Shouting At Him

1 Sep 16, 2021 08:13 PM in UEFA Champions League

Irked Mbele Refuses To Comment on Mhango Nightclub Reports

34 Sep 20, 2021 04:22 PM in Orlando Pirates

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

21 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Breaking: Crisis Talks At Swallows!

14 Sep 20, 2021 03:34 PM in Siyagobhoza

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

25 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Baxter Blasted For Apologising

118 Sep 21, 2021 07:10 AM in Kaizer Chiefs