Tinkler: Ndoro needed time to adjust

2016-04-19 13:21
Tendai Ndoro (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler believes the hard work striker Tendai Ndoro has been putting into practice has finally begun to start paying off.

The Zimbabwean international has climbed up the pecking order in the strike department after limited game time earlier in the season.

Since the start of the year, the 27-year-old has had a breakthrough and has scored nine goals in the last eight games.

Tinkler also felt that Ndoro needed some time to adjust from his previous role at Mpumalanga Black Aces as the main striker.

"His work rate has improved dramatically and at training he has putting a lot more effort," Tinkler told KickOff.

"We knew in front of goals he would hurt teams. The way we play, everybody is expected to help defensively, everybody is expected to help offensively and that was the area of his game he needed to improve.

"Also, at the beginning of the season we all know Kermit was doing well and he needed to bide his time and wait for his opportunity.

"At Orlando Pirates, you have depth and a lot of options which is the good thing; trying to keep all good players happy is not an easy scenario."

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