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Pirates’ Mbulu: My Mom’s Prayers Answered

Orlando Pirates Midfielder Talks Promotion

By Soccer Laduma - Feb 20, 2018 11:45 AM

Orlando Pirates young midfielder, Siphumelele Mbulu, has explained how he received the news of his promotion to the senior team.

Read: Pirates Promote Another Youngster

Mbulu, 19, has been promoted to Bucs’ first team from their development, as confirmed by the club last week. Speaking to the club’s official website, the young star has explained how the big news of his promotion came about. 

“Footballers spend their time on the field, whether training or matches or even meetings. Everything we do is at the training ground. So when you get a call to the office, you start to think of many different things. I didn’t know what to expect. I then went into the Chairman’s office and after he told me what was happening – the promotion – I called my sister to let her know. We spoke for a long time, she was mostly crying, but also very happy for me,” said Mbulu.  

Read: Bucs Youngster Compared To Two International Legends

“My mom was also very happy because her prayers were answered. She always believed that this day would come. The next few days after that announcement, I started getting calls from the rest of my family who was wishing me well. I come from a very rural area so the message was probably getting up and down to the rest of my family and they were calling me as they heard the news. I’m very happy for them as well,” he explained.  

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Vamza Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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Vamza Feb 20, 2018 02:46 PM
Gudluck boy
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The Bucsboss Joined: 02 Nov 2016
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The Bucsboss Feb 20, 2018 02:07 PM
Welcome to the world of football.May your talent grow from strength to strength.#UP THE BUCS.
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sizwehoni@gmail.com Feb 20, 2018 01:58 PM
Its good to hv young promoted players because we rely more on buying players seasob after season
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mbixane Feb 20, 2018 01:11 PM
I wish you luck boy on your senior call up
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pselepe15 Feb 20, 2018 01:07 PM
Well come young man
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downzzz Feb 20, 2018 12:41 PM
All the best young man
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lmbuyeleni Feb 20, 2018 12:33 PM
These useless boys are coming to weaken our already weak team.This is what Palacious wanted when Krol was there but denied him.Now that they got their YES baas he is pushing all these immature players to kill the momentum
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Myaka weliPhefeni Feb 20, 2018 12:26 PM
Goodluck young boy and lets hope u wll grab this opportunity with both hands and watchout for sum pple who wll try to let u down most a big family is the most dangous to those who fyt for his future sum they congrats u bt their heart didnt mean it,they a bleeding,friendls wll cum let and ryt and sum of them they wll jst cum to destroy ur future,watchout and beware broe lyf hv a lot of different people
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khosisi8@gmail.com Feb 20, 2018 12:18 PM
So now its up to you little boy, handle or lose the oppotunity NB hard work pays #khosi day n night
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Neymar10 Feb 20, 2018 12:11 PM
I strongly believe that you're going to get the opportunity to showcase your talent because "Micho" has proven that he believes in the young talent.Who was thinking that Foster will feature as regularly as he has been doing?
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Feb 20, 2018 12:06 PM
As we are supporters, you must know we don't support nonsense if not the good things other players do for our lovely team
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Feb 20, 2018 12:03 PM
Opportunities like this need a wise man. Please grab this with both hands.
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Mzash Joined: 18 Jun 2014
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Mzash Feb 20, 2018 12:01 PM
keep working hard boy and everything else will sort itself out. Good luck on this journey.
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SL_hated_donkey Feb 20, 2018 11:59 AM
Just pray not to be loaned out before playing a single official match!
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cado ka cadolo Feb 20, 2018 11:56 AM
Neva luk bek, stay away 4rm negative things dt may ruin ya life n focus on ya career. Wish u da best boi

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