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Bucs Conclude Pre-Season Camp With Two More Victories

Orlando Pirates have won their last two friendly matches in Zambia to end their pre-season camp in the country on a high as they are on their way to returning home.

Read: Bucs Planning For CAF CL, Team Attends Match In Zambia   

The Buccaneers ended their tour of Zambia with two matches on Wednesday, against Forest Rangers and Gomes FC respectively, with both matches played at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium.

Thamsanqa Gabuza, Augustine Mulenga and Bucs development player Zakhele Lepasa have continued to impress with their performances and goal scoring.  

“Orlando Pirates completed the Zambian tour on Wednesday with matches against Forest Rangers and Gomes FC, bringing a winning end to the brief courtship with the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium. It wasn’t long before the opening chance of the Rangers match fell to Thamsanqa Gabuza, whose brilliantly timed run beat the offside trap and left the striker unmarked to execute the finish,” confirmed Bucs on the club’s official website. 

“Midway through the second half, the visitors turned on the style as they dominated possession with a seamlessly fluid passing game. The ball rotation and excellent running on-and-off the ball led to Zakhele Lepasa’s clinical finish to put the game to bed as the Soweto giants saw out a comfortable 2-0 win,” confirmed the club. 

“In the second match, which lasted only 45 minutes, first division side Gomes FC was put to the sword as Bucs continued to dominate proceedings. Lepasa was on the scoresheet once again, enjoying his introduction to the senior side after impressing in the conquering of the SAB League and Play-offs, and maintaining that form going into the Project X tour of Brazil. Diamond Thopola and Augustine Mulenga rounded up the scoring as the referee blew time on a 3-0 win for the visitors,” added Bucs.  

Read: Bucs Wrap Up Zambia Camp & Provide Update   

As confirmed by the Soweto giants, the line-ups for the two matches were as follows:

Lineup vs. Forest Rangers:

Jackson Mabokgwane (GK), Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Justice Chabalala, Brian Hlongwa, Phetso Maphanga, Linda Mntambo, Abel Mabaso, Meshack Maphangule, Augustine Mahlonoko, Thabo Qalinge, Thamsanqa Gabuza.

Lineup vs. Gomes FC:

Siyabonga Mpontshane (GK), Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Caio Marcelo, Happy Jele, Abel Mabaso, Marshall Munetsi, Asavela Mbekile, Mpho Makola, Thamsanqa Gabuza, Justin Shonga, Zakhele Lepasa. 









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