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CAF recognition pleases Erasmus

2016-01-19 15:15
Kermit Erasmus (Supplied)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates striker Kermit Erasmus is encouraged to work harder after making the cut in the 18-man CAF African Team of the Year.

Erasmus was proud to be selected alongside the cream of the crop in African football after impressing in Pirates' CAF Confederations Cup campaign, scoring five goals.

"Obviously it was an honour to be part of the likes of Yaya Toure and Aubameyang and Andre Ayew to make an 18-man squad. For me it was a great achievement," Erasmus told KickOff.

"It will be something that I will cherish for the rest of my career but you know life goes on. I have to keep on grinding and doing what I know and that is playing football."

Erasmus also hailed his team’s character after pulling off a miraculous comeback to draw 3-3 with Maritzburg United on Saturday.

"It's great character we showed and it shows what character we have in the team," Erasmus said. 

"We have soldiers and I think we showed that in Africa. It is one of the things we are known for and we showed that and I'm sure the fans loved it."

Pirates next face Jomo Cosmos at Olen Park on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 18:00.

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