Patrick Maswanganyi, a star player for Orlando Pirates, talked about his debut in the Soweto derby.
The Buccaneers secured a thrilling 1-0 win against their rivals, Kaizer Chiefs, in front of almost 94,000 fans at the FNB Stadium.
Maswanganyi, who joined Orlando Pirates from SuperSport United at the start of the season, shared his experience of playing in his first Soweto derby.
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I was nervous at start of Kaizer Chiefs match – Orlando Pirates star
“It’s very amazing, I mean as you can see the crowd,” Maswanganyi told SuperSport TV regarding his first derby appearance in Orlando Pirates colors.
“I was a bit nervous when we started but as soon as you get used to the game, you enjoy the game and it’s very fun playing in a stadium like this and I wanna play more in a stadium full like this.”
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Amakhosi to sign Motema keeper?
Kaizer Chiefs have reportedly opened talks with an African goalkeeping talent ahead of the January transfer window.
The Glamour Boys have struggled in goal so far this season with Brandon Petersen and Itumeleng Khune both unable to provide the team with any defensive stability.
The club also seem to have little faith in fellow senior goalkeeper Bruce Bvuma and are reportedly looking to the transfer market to rope in reinforcements.
According to the latest reports, former Amakhosi goalkeeper Eshele Botende has urged the club to sign a rising DR Congo goalkeeper and talks between the two parties are underway.
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“Discussions have already commenced with Motema Pembe about the potential acquisition of one of their talented young goalkeepers.” a Citizen report read.
“Kaizer Chiefs are keen on securing his services when the player transfer window reopens in January.”
Further reports suggest the player in question is 23-year-old goalkeeper Jonathan Ebala Membo.
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