Star Man Vincent Pule Wants Orlando Pirates to Challenge for All Trophies on Offer

Star Man Vincent Pule Wants Orlando Pirates to Challenge for All Trophies on Offer

  • Soweto giants Orlando Pirates have the ambition to challenge for all trophies this season
  • That is according to star midfield man Vincent Pule believes the squad is deep enough to do so
  • The Buccaneers have been viewed by many to have the necessary tools to challenge trophy marauders Mamelodi Sundowns

Much is expected from Orlando Pirates this season when it comes to challenging for silverware this season.

Under the tutelage of Spaniard Jose Riveiro, the Buccaneers are regarded as a real threat to overlords Mamelodi Sundowns, who currently have every trophy on offer.

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Orlando Pirates can look forward to the Carling Black Label Cup as the first piece of silverware this season. Image source: Orlando Pirates website and @Tictacbets.
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However, midfield wizard Vincent Pule believes they will give usurping the Brazilians all they have, saying to SowetanLIVE:

"We have a good depth in our squad. We have so many good players who can compete anywhere in the world and that will play a big role in us gunning for everything this season. Games are coming in thick and fast but I don't see us struggling because we have so many players."

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The 30-year-old Pule was speaking at the launch of the Carling Black Label Cup that was held at Soccer City in the south of Johannesburg yesterday. As reported by SuperSport, the tournament will consist of four teams that will compete for the trophy in a single-day event on the 12th of November.

The Carling Black Label Cup is the reincarnation of the Telkom Charity Cup that was last held in 2010. Members of the public can vote an unlimited number of times for the teams they wish to participate in the extravaganza.

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Speaking on SuperSport show Extra Time, Ncobo said that Maritzburg United striker Siboniso Conco made the most of duping referee Tshidiso Maruping into awarding what would be the winning penalty against Orlando Pirates.

However, ex-Orlando Pirates striker Phumudzo Manenzhe, who is on the review show's panel, instead chose to criticise Ndah for falling for Conco's skulduggery.

Source: SportsBrief.com