Cape Town - Orlando
Pirates defender Happy Jele knows that they have to win on Saturday to maintain the good start to the group stage.
play Zamalek at the Mbombela Stadium (15:00) in the second group game of their CAF Confederation
Jele said they know it won't be easy playing against the Egyptian side but they are
ready for the challenge.
have to win today," Jele said.
know what it takes for us to win and we are ready to fight for a win this
have to fight hard to get the result because Zamalek are also a good team."
Pirates coach Eric Tinkler, meanwhile, says that
the players are motivated for the game and they all want to win.
said if they played well and won away they can do it at home and make the
are ready for Zamalek," Tinkler said.
haven't really rested as we have been playing friendly games to keep us focused
on that game because we know it's off season.
players are motivated and the morale in the team is high."