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Pirates Player Tops The Charts For The Most Final Third Passes

An Orlando Pirates midfielder is currently topping the statistic charts for making the most passes in the final third per 90-minutes of an Absa Premiership encounter. 

According to the statistics, Mpho Makola tallies at least 22.3 passes in the final third of a build-up in each 90-minute encounters he has played in, with Mamelodi Sundowns’ Themba Zwane following behind Makola with 19.5 important passes.

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Makola’s final third passing accuracy is currently rated at 82.9% with Zwane following in at 79.8%.

Although not making as many passes as the abovementioned players, SuperSport United’s Grant Kekana has a passing accuracy of 89.6% based on a minimum of 10 final third passes per 90-minutes. 

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Here are the top 10 players who have made the most passes in the final third per 90-minute Absa Premiership encounters:

1. Mpho Makola – 22.3

2. Themba Zwane – 19.5

3. Thembinkosi Lorch – 19.4

4. Daylon Claasen – 18

5. Thabo Mosadi – 17.1

6. Bernard Parker – 16.8

7. Ayanda Patosi – 16.6

8. Sibongakonke Mbatha – 16.2

9. Jabulani Ncobeni – 15.6

10. Thabo Qalinge – 15.6 

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