Memela revels in Nedbank Cup win

2016-05-16 13:22
Luvuyo Memela (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates attacker Luvuyo Memela says everything went according to plan as the Buccaneers defeated Free State Stars on Saturday to book their place in the Nedbank Cup final.

The Buccaneers advanced to the final after a 4-2 victory over Free State Stars on Saturday.

Memela grabbed a brace in the win and was rewarded for his efforts with the man-of-the-match gong.

"It was a tough game. The pace was too high from the start, but as a team we knew how they play and we planned for it so it worked out in the end," Memela told said.

"We knew our results were not good, but we needed to give the supporters something. We knew we had to win this game. 

"In football everything doesn't always go your way, but today we decided we will give everything to win the game. Even if we had to die on the field, we would win it."


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

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.