South-Africa

Jele: We learnt our lesson

2014-02-21 12:50
Happy Jele (Gallo Images)
Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates defender, Happy Jele, says Bucs learnt their lesson in the shock loss to Maluti FET College and won’t make the same mistake of underestimating Thanda Royal Zulu when the two teams meet in the Nedbank Cup Last 32 clash on Saturday.

According to the Soccer-Laduma website, the Buccaneers suffered a humiliating 4-1 defeat at the hands of Maluti, who were campaigning in the Vodacom League last season and Jele says the Pirates players will do everything in their power not to lose to Thanda in this game.

“The Maluti loss taught us not underestimates any opponents in this competition. We learnt our lesson and we won’t make the same mistake that we made last season. But that Maluti loss is water under the bridge now and we’re focusing on doing well in this season’s competition,” Jele told the Siya crew.

“We have to go out there and try to get a win over Thanda. Obviously, they are an NFD team and they’ll be looking to cause an upset by beating us, so we need to respect them. But having said that, we need to try and beat them and progress to the next round of the Nedbank Cup,” added Jele.

Pirates will meet Thanda at Umhlathuze Sports Complex on Saturday at 14:30.

Read more on:    orlando ­pirates  |  nedbank  |  cup  |  happy jele  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com 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
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured Blog

Dave ask if you would like to meet your local sports heroes and stand the chance to win prizes to the value of over R40 000.

Latest blogs
Vote

Is Louis van Gaal the right man to restore the glory days at United?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

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