One chink in Orlando Pirates’ armour for Baroka to exploit

“I cannot say that we must speak to our defenders‚” Moloi – the three-time Varsity Cup winner with Tshwane University of Technology (Tut)‚ who was only appointed as Wedson Nyirenda’s assistant last month – said.

“We must speak to the 11 players who will be on the field. Starting from the attacking line to the goalkeeping department. We have to work as a unit.

“We are able to do that when we are united‚ like we have been. We are able to display our abilities and talents because we are a solid team.

“It has given us positive results. But we still have to learn a lot.

“This is the first time that we play in a final‚ and also it’s part of our learning curve.

“And we’ll be able to stop Pirates if we work as a unit.”

If there is a weak point to the Buccaneers’ galleon‚ it is at the rear – the Absa Premiership leaders have conceded 11 goals in their 14 league games.

They have conceded two in their three Telkom matches – a 1-0 last-16 win over Chippa United‚ 3-1 quarterfinal victory against AmaZulu and 2-1 semifinal win against Kaizer Chiefs.

It is a chink in the armour that a disciplined‚ skilful team like Baroka‚ so long as they hold out against that intimidating frontline‚ can aim to exploit.

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