News reaching the Siya crew is that new Orlando Pirates striker Thamsanqa Gabuza has started training with his new teammates.
The 26-year-old striker, who had been linked with Pirates for months, finally signed for Pirates last week but only started his Bucs career this week.
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“Thamsanqa started training with the rest of the team this week. He is looking sharp, “Pirates PRO Mickey Modisane told the Siya crew.
However, Gabuza is unlikely to play a part in this Saturday’s MTN8 semi-final first leg clash against Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs, with the player currently lacking in match fitness. Gabuza hasn’t yet played a competitive game this season.
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Lennox Bacela is expected to lead the Bucs attack in the derby. Bacela has been in fine form since joining Pirates from Bloemfontein Celtic during the current transfer period.
He scored a brace against SuperSport United in the quarterfinals of the MTN8.
By Khaya Ndubane
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