Absa Premiership

Dauda: My time will come

2013-11-22 13:00
Fatau Dauda (AFP)
Cape Town - Orlando Pirates and Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda believes he will soon get his chance to play as a regular choice for the Buccaneers.

The 28-year-old shot-stopper joined the Sea Robbers during the off-season transfer window from Ashanti Gold SC of Ghana but is yet to make his debut for his new club despite being the first choice for the Ghanaian national team.

Despite being third in the pecking order behind Senzo Meyiwa and Brighton Mhlongo, Dauda said his confidence will not be dented and he is determined to keep his number one spot for his country after helping them qualify for next year’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

“Being in the World Cup is the ultimate dream of every footballer - asks any player… ,” Dauda told Pirates official website.

“If you do exceptionally well, the world notices.”

“The World Cup is the biggest event on the planet, so I am definitely blessed and looking forward to going to Brazil,” he added.  

Dauda recently became a target of criticism in his native country for not being able to break into the Bucs first team, but is still considered as Ghana’s number one 'keeper.

“That has not bothered me; in the national team I have been having great support from everybody.

“In football things happen, I will get my chance at Pirates as long as I am active in the national team playing well… my turn to play for Pirates will have to come.”

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