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Bucs Use Three Line Ups, New Signings & Others Get A Run

Orlando Pirates Give All The Players Chance To Impress

By Soccer Laduma - Jul 13, 2018 11:50 AM

Orlando Pirates’ technical team is giving almost all the players a chance to impress during their pre-season training.

With Bucs expected to cut the squad from around 45 players to a manageable size before the start of the season, all the players are getting a chance to impress head coach Milutin Sredojevic and his technical team before the big decision.

Read: Bucs Draw Against Mazembe In Zambia, Micho Speaks On Progress

During the team’s friendly match against TP Mazembe at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Zambia on Thursday afternoon, three different line-ups were used by Bucs’ technical team, as confirmed on the club’s official website.

First Line-up:

Brilliant Khuzwayo (GK), Happy Jele, Gladwin Shitolo, Ben Motshwari, Mpho Makola, Xola Mlambo, Asavela Mbekile, Phetso Maphanga, Augustine Mahlonoko, Justin Shonga, Vincent Pule.

Second Line-up:

Wayne Sandilands (GK), Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Justice Chabalala, Diamond Thopola, Mthokozisi Dube, Abel Mabaso, Meshack Mapangule, Linda Mntambo, Kudakwashe Mahachi, Augustine Mulenga, Lerato Lepasa.

Read: Bucs’ Goalkeepers Analysed, Will Rotation System Continue? 

The third line-up featured a player called Caio Marcelo, who is believed to be a Brazilian undergoing a trial with the Buccaneers. 

Third Line-up:

Jackson Mabokgwane (GK), Caio Marcelo, Marshall Munetsi, Innocent Maela, Brian Hlongwa, Musa Nyatama, Meshack Maphangule, Thembinkosi Lorch, Thabo Qalinge, Augustine Mulenga, Thamsanqa Gabuza.

The friendly match between Bucs and Mazembe was played in three parts, with two 45 minute sessions and one 30 minute period. 


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Zothani_Linda Jul 16, 2018 04:36 AM
Jackson Mabogwane
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jul 13, 2018 04:29 PM
Where s Morison,matlaba,memela,Foster and the left back guy was loan to ajax
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Keykey Jul 13, 2018 01:44 PM
4th line-u.. Mpontshi,Sangweni,Matlaba, Sarr,Nkosi,Memela,Morisson, Foster and some unknowns comings back from loan
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The Bucsboss Jul 13, 2018 01:31 PM
It was a good test FOR both players,and the technical team.#UP THE BUCS
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Mfundo vs Ndo Jul 13, 2018 01:22 PM
This thing of changing possition is killing our players look @ Mobara the best right back in SA but he is struggling
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Kidos Jul 13, 2018 01:12 PM
Foster is with under20 national team. I maybe wrong, correct me
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swright Jul 13, 2018 12:45 PM
No second chance for the young Sangweni?
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Godfrey89 Jul 13, 2018 12:43 PM
Biggest team in the country.
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nazzi the second Jul 13, 2018 12:16 PM
Mfundo vs Ndo Joined: 11 May 2015
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Mfundo vs Ndo Jul 13, 2018 12:12 PM
Wat about Matlaba and Mobara?
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Neymar10 Jul 13, 2018 12:09 PM
@Mgqibelo ,Memela and Mpontshane do not need to prove themselves.
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@SCHUSTE Jul 13, 2018 12:07 PM
So THABO Matlaba was also benched?
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Neymar10 Jul 13, 2018 12:06 PM
Writing is the wall for Matlaba and Sarr because they didn't feature in any lineup.
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Mgqibelo Jul 13, 2018 12:02 PM
So Memela was benched 3 times?
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wash & wear Jul 13, 2018 11:59 AM
be serious admin 5 line ups not 3 wena maaaaan, 3 line ups wont cover every player at imizwilili choir fc, some choir members r missing

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