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Pirates Finally Talk About League Aspirations

Orlando Pirates Admit To Eyeing League Title Success

By Soccer Laduma - Apr 04, 2018 04:58 PM

Orlando Pirates have finally admitted to eyeing the league title this season if Musa Nyatama’s words are anything to go by.

Read: Bucs’ Expectations In Their Search For Points

With six matches remaining in their 2017/18 season Absa Premiership title chase, Pirates are one of the contenders for the title, with 42 points in second place on the log, behind Mamelodi Sundowns who are on 43 points at the top of the standings.

However, Milutin Sredojevic and almost everyone at Bucs have always preferred to shift the focus away from title talk and discussed something else whenever doing interviews since the season started.

But if Nyatama’s latest interview is anything to go by, The Buccaneers are now admitting to wanting to win the PSL title this season. 

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“Our stance on this issue seems to have created some controversy but for us it’s simple. The club had a difficult 2016/17 season and we have taken an undertaking as players and Technical Team to use that as our motivation. We are fighting for the pride of the brand and to restore our reputation as one of the best teams on the continent,” the midfielder told Pirates’ official website.

“This is a two-fold approach for us. Firstly, we focus on each match as it comes by doing a proper analysis of the opponent. That includes identifying their strengths which we need to guard against, and also identifying their weaknesses, both individually and collectively, which we will look to exploit. In order to achieve this, we play as a team and every player on the field is aware of what the plan is and what we need to do in order to execute it,” added the 30-year-old.

Read: What The Pirates Coach Thinks Of Ronaldo’s Bicycle Kick Goal 

“Our secondary objective is to accumulate as many points as we possibly can. When we started the season, we wanted to improve from last year’s position. I think it’s safe to say that we will finish safely within the Top 8, and will also show improvements in all departments as well. Like Coach Micho always says, we are a work in progress. We are always working towards improving our performance at training and on match day. We are aware of the implications of tonight’s result against Celtic and all the results from this point on. Should we found ourselves in a position to win the Absa Premiership in the process, then, of course, we will grab that opportunity with both hands (he says with a beaming smile). Winning at Orlando Pirates is obviously a requirement but doing it now would only mean that our plans would have come to fruition a lot earlier than expected,” said Nyatama. 


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Pirates_999 Joined: 08 Nov 2017
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Pirates_999 Apr 06, 2018 07:41 AM
Keep up the good work guys at least we can see changes now compared to last season
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Apr 06, 2018 05:33 AM
Let the talk be on the field of play bafwethu, so far I'm impressed about the performance.
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Sbo.com Apr 05, 2018 08:31 PM
On my side the race for the lig z still open from postion.1 up to 4 thats my opinion
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Deftman05 Apr 05, 2018 10:58 AM
We want it, asidlali
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@azzaniawest Apr 04, 2018 06:27 PM
@wash & wear, WHY ÀRE YOU FREQUENTLY CHANGING PROFILE PICS, ARE YOU A SPY OR....?
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Haro Apr 04, 2018 06:27 PM
Muti FC is building for 2030
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@azzaniawest Apr 04, 2018 06:22 PM
SIMPLY SAYING AMABHAKABHAKA ARE IN IMAGINE CONSTRUCTION AND LEAGUE TITLE IS MORE THE SAME AS BEAUTIFUL GIRL WHO WILL FALL FOR THE HANDSOME IMAGE
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scoreman99 Apr 04, 2018 06:20 PM
@chiefs is useless juju ur comment hurt Animal's they can't hide their pains every cow is after ur comment this days
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dcdanny-home Apr 04, 2018 06:20 PM
For Pirates to win the League, they must continue with the strategy that brought them this far. 1 game at a time, improving from their previous performances both on and off the field.Once they are above Downs, even if its 1 point and played games equal, then they can confirm a title chase. Once and always.
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scoreman99 Apr 04, 2018 06:18 PM
@wash & wear were is ur ugly prf pic or u stole someone's phone at mtn rank and open a new account?
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Khaya Shozi Apr 04, 2018 06:18 PM
@chiefs is useless...Keep on telling yourself that we will see after the games #Abashwe
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Mfitshimfitshi Apr 04, 2018 06:16 PM
Yes we kn0w that they want the Lig with Red eyes ... But they keep telling us that they are building f0r next seas0n .. They 've been Cupless f0r 5 Years ... They are Hungrier that Sund0wns & Zebras.
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chiefs is useless Apr 04, 2018 06:12 PM
Maximum points against a sturbbon Celtics outfit will go a long way but I point will not hurt cos dunusa will not win as well tonight
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chiefs is useless Apr 04, 2018 06:10 PM
@wash & wear who wanted to kill you wena stompie?
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P,l Moloi Apr 04, 2018 06:09 PM
Wooooow,UP,THE Bucs
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wash & wear Apr 04, 2018 06:04 PM
@scoreman99 u are one of them wena jebe kkkkkkkk
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scoreman99 Apr 04, 2018 06:00 PM
@wash & wear who r rats hobos who wanted to kill u? lol
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Sky Days Apr 04, 2018 05:50 PM
You can fool some people some times but you can not fool all the people all the times. If they win this leagues what will they say? They know clearly that it is their reach and now they talk a lot. What they say is not what they wish. Anyway lets go Mabucaneer the race is still on.
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wash & wear Apr 04, 2018 05:07 PM
Thats why they went close to decade without winning something its boz they r building
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wash & wear Apr 04, 2018 05:07 PM
Thats why they 8 lost finals and won 5 finals since 2010 its bcoz they r building

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