Orlando Pirates striker Kermit Erasmus will once again be forced to watch the team’s CAF Champions League final first leg from the stands, after putting in a fine performance for Bucs in the Soweto Derby last weekend.
The Soweto Derby ended 1-1, with Erasmus’ goal sparking the match to life early on with a clinical finish from inside the Chiefs penalty area, after which the former SuperSport United striker celebrated with a dance made famous by Liverpool FC striker, Daniel Sturridge.
Erasmus is ineligible to play in the CAF Champions League for Bucs because of his involvement in the CAF Confederations Cup for SuperSport United before his move to Pirates.
The 23-year-old striker has featured in Bucs’ three Absa Premiership matches, including the MTN8 and Telkom Knockout competitions.
Erasmus also featured for Bafana Bafana in an international friendly in Morocco recently, which now makes him a strong contender to be selected for Bafana Bafana in the upcoming Chan tournament.