Masuku to build on Bucs bow

2014-11-11 08:39
Menzi Masuku (Supplied)
Menzi Masuku (Supplied)
Cape Town - Orlando Pirates' Menzi Masuku said he was free of nerves when making his senior team debut in the 2-0 loss to SuperSport United in the Telkom Knockout semi-finals on Saturday, and hopes to build on his performance.

“It is a dream of every player to play for a big team," Masuku told his club's official website. "The opportunity to play was great. I really enjoyed it even though it was for a few minutes only, but it was really nice.

“Now we have to work and give the coach options. It is difficult to break into the team or just be part of the 18 players that go to camp you see. Now that I managed to play one game, I want to push hard to build on what I have started.”

The ex-Jomo Cosmos striker added: “Playing in the Diski Challenge under Coach Augusto Palacios really helped me do what I love the most. I was not nervous or anything. I was just glad that I lived my dream on the night which was to play for such a big club.

“For now I am not thinking of competing for places or anything – I just got here. I have to learn and make sure I fit in the team.”

Read more on:    orlando pirates  |  psl  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

25 October 2016
Chippa United v Bloemfontein Celtic, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
26 October 2016
Ajax Cape Town v Wits, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
28 October 2016
Maritzburg United v Golden Arrows, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Chippa United v Platinum Stars, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 20:00
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

When all is said and done in the 2015/16 Absa Premiership season, who will be crowned champions of South Africa?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.