Register Login Live

Supporters Club

'Pirates Out To Win Everything In Front Of Them Next Season'

Orlando Pirates experienced a fruitful weekend with a resounding 4-2 victory over Free State Stars at Goble Park. They are one step closer to winning the Nedbank Cup, which means they are one step closer to gaining automatic qualification for the CAF Confederation Cup… Is this a blessing or a curse?

Some supporters will tell you that Pirates need to focus on the league next season, as their focus on the African safari this year saw them going close to the relegation zone at one point.

However, others say there is no excuse that flies with Pirates – it is a team designed to win, nothing more and nothing less.

"Winning the Nedbank Cup is important to us supporters, winning the league is also very important," Pirates superfan Dejan Miladinovic said.

"I think management must just beef up the squad and then we must try win whatever is on offer, Nedbank Cup and the CAF.

"And they have already started beefing up the squad, the good players are coming in."

The latest instalment of this has been the purchase of Mahlatse Makudubela, who was on loan at Golden Arrows from Platinum Stars this season. Whether the new signings will be enough or not, only time will tell.

It is an interesting position Pirates find themselves in as they desperately need to win the Nedbank Cup so that they do not have a barren season; yet, they also need to reassert their dominance in the league, which will be very difficult to achieve while on the African safari.

Will this be enough? Can Pirates go out and do the impossible by successfully competing in the league and CAF competitions, or will they make the same mistakes two years running?


Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

21 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

132 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

Transfer Update: Salah

1 Jan 19, 2021 12:42 PM in English Premier League

Chiefs' Plans To Catch Downs

147 Jan 08, 2021 07:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Hunt Selects Chiefs' Man Of The Match, Snubs Nurkovic

41 Jan 19, 2021 07:45 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Check Out Moleko’s Farm Ride Flexes

4 Jan 21, 2021 03:10 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Pogba: Rashford & Martial Don't Have Cavani's Quality

11 Jan 22, 2021 08:31 AM in English Premier League

Crucial Injury Update On Chiefs’ Frosler

36 Jan 23, 2021 09:25 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Pitso Remains Unbeaten At Al Ahly After Comeback Win

26 Jan 21, 2021 07:01 PM in Players Abroad

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates