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‘Maybe I Shouldn’t Have Celebrated Against Pirates’

It has become common practice that when players score against their former teams, they refrain from celebrating as a sign of respect – but when Abbubaker Mobara scored a scorcher against Orlando Pirates, emotions got the better of him.

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By his own admission, the utility player has been on a rebuilding process, since returning to the Mother City after a disappointing stint with the Soweto giants just over a year ago.

After his fair share of injury battles and overcoming psychological issues, ‘Bara’ has returned to the form that saw Mzansi sit up and take note when he emerged as a budding teenager nine years ago.

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Speaking to Soccer Laduma edition 1205, the 26-year-old has issued an apology to the Buccaneers following his wild celebrations in their two-all draw in December last year.

“Look, maybe I shouldn’t have celebrated a goal against my former team, but the feeling was so over­whelming that you could see it in my facial expression. I didn’t know it would just fly to the net like that because I was expecting a deflec­tion or something.

“So, yeah, maybe out of respect for my former club, I apologise, I shouldn’t have cele­brated. They must understand that I had never scored a goal like that in my life. I have been playing in the PSL for nine years and I have never scored a goal like that. It came up like this and I cannot say it was unfortunate that it came against Pirates because it was a goal.

“Hon­estly, I didn’t know what to do and the celebration just came out. I realised that I shouldn’t have cele­brated. The goal was overwhelming,” Mobara explained.

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Meanwhile, the crew previously reported that Mobara’s resurgence has made him the subject of a sensational return to the Buccaneers, who could be back in for his services.

Mobara also discusses:

  • Converting to the CB position more permanently.
  • Returning to the Bafana Bafana fold.
  • A possible return to Orlando Pirates.

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