Register Login Scores


Best & Worst: Pirates v Maritzburg

Soccer Laduma selects the six best and four worst performers following Orlando Pirates' 0-0 draw with Maritzburg United in the Absa Premiership.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery to to see the best and worst performers on the night.


Vincent Pule -6.5/10

Dominant as ever as he was lively on the ball and caused problems with his runs down the right side.

Augustine Mulenga - 6/10

Played his role well from time to time and was unfortunate not to make the most of the few chances created.

Asavela Mbekile -7/10

In just his third game since arriving from Mamelodi Sundowns, ‘Shoes’ was stellar at right back as he closed down a major supply of the Team of Choice.

Siphesihle Ndlovu- 6.5/10

Ndlovu individual strutted his stuff well as he was constantly moving between defence and attack and never got his passes wrong.

Richard Ofori - 7/10

Made a few great saves especially in the first half, but did a sterling job in organising their defensive shape after losing possession.

Brian Onyango -7/10

The Ugandan showed his prowess in the heart of defence, winning every aerial challenge and closing down the spaces in the box.


Justin Shonga -5/10

After becoming the derby hero, was back to his old self as he missed a sitter few minutes inside the second half.

Mpho Makola-5/10

Without Xola Mlambo, he looked out of sorts as he hardly got time on the ball to move forward and created havoc.

Happy Jele - 4/10

Subsequent lack of form has seen him experience another slow game as he from time to time failed to get the better of Maritzburg’s attackers.

Andrea Fileccia – 4/10

Brought in to provide aerial dominance, but he was totally poor on that front as he failed to command the area and won little to no headers at all.



Top 5

Chiefs Clear-Out Continues With 7 More…

268 Jul 27, 2021 06:38 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Retired This Year

2 Jul 27, 2021 07:25 PM in World News

Downs Part Ways With Key Figure

48 Jul 27, 2021 03:20 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

10 Players In Running For 2021 Ballon D'Or

46 Jul 21, 2021 09:25 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Pirates Begin Trimming Squad, Second Exit Imminent

31 Jul 27, 2021 03:00 PM in Orlando Pirates

Official: Chiefs Unveil New Home & Away Kits

59 Aug 01, 2021 08:34 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Amakhosi New Boy Enters Naturena Drip Fold

26 Jul 30, 2021 01:00 PM in Drip, Style & Swag

Katsande To Bounce Back In New Colours?

31 Aug 02, 2021 07:04 PM in PSL

Swallows Confirm ‘Big Fish’ Signing

21 Aug 02, 2021 05:09 PM in PSL

Chiefs Announce More Contract Business

107 Jul 27, 2021 04:16 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

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

Former Pirates Star To Replace R17m Ahly-Bound Star?

16 Jul 27, 2021 08:00 AM in Siyagobhoza

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

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

Pirates Player Exit Imminent...

6 Jul 26, 2021 07:58 PM in Orlando Pirates