Register Login Scores

Bucs Reveal Seven Top Stars, One To Walk Away With Award

Orlando Pirates have revealed the names of seven players that have been the team's top performers from recent matches, as Milutin Sredojevic and the side prepare for the Soweto Derby this coming weekend. 

Fans in local football fraternity and around the continent are waiting in anticipation for Saturday’s Absa Premiership match for Kaizer Chiefs and Pirates at FNB Stadium to see which team will get the points to keep up with Bidvest Wits and Mamelodi Sundowns at the top of the log for this season's title chase. 

Read: Pressure Escalates For Chiefs & Bucs After Downs Win

Meanwhile, the Buccaneers have confirmed that Thembinkosi Lorch, Justin Shonga, Linda Mntambo, Musa Nyatama, Asavela Mbekile, Augustine Mulenga and Innocent Maela have all been nominated for the club’s Player of the Month award for December/January.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery for images of Bucs’ seven stars vying for the club’s Player of the Month award 

“Through December and January, the Bucs played a total of 12 fixtures across all competitions. Thembinkosi Lorch and Justin Shonga each featured in nine of the 12, the highest amongst the first team. Shonga bested Lorch when it came down to overall performance, with the Zambian scoring five goals and contributing a further three assists compared to the three goals and single assist by his teammate,” confirmed Bucs on the club’s official website.

Read: Meyiwa, Shuffle & Scara In Sikhakhane’s PSL XI 

“Newcomer to the competition Linda Mntambo also had his share of goals having scored twice in six games and finishing with an equal number of assists. ‘Figo’ also weighed in with the highest passing accuracy of 86% in the entire team,” added the club.

“Musa Nyatama and Asavela Mbekile also enter the competition for the first time, and are joined by regulars Augustine Mulenga and Innocent Maela who contribute consistently to the team’s performance,” confirmed Bucs on the club’s website.  


Baxter’s Soweto Derby Predictions


Top 5

17 Absa Prem Keeper Kits You Have To See!

6 Sep 17, 2019 02:49 PM in PSL

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

15 Sep 15, 2019 07:15 PM in Cadbury

Mabunda Stars As Down Net Five In CAF Tie

90 Sep 14, 2019 04:00 PM in CAF Champions League

The Highest-Paid Players In Football Right Now

7 Sep 06, 2019 07:15 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Chiefs' Unbeaten Run Ended At FNB

358 Sep 14, 2019 07:52 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Grobler: Why I Didn’t Join Pirates…

23 Sep 13, 2019 11:31 AM in PSL

The Highest-Paid Coaches At Afcon Revealed?

108 Jul 11, 2019 07:38 PM in AFCON 2019

Chimhavi: SAFA Is Not Broke!

8 Sep 13, 2019 12:30 PM in Bafana

The Highest-Paid Footballers In The World Today

13 Apr 02, 2019 12:30 PM in International

Koloba: ‘I Said It About Chiefs’

18 Sep 13, 2019 01:53 PM in Kaizer Chiefs