Absa Premiership

Jele honoured to be part of Pirates

2015-10-07 14:51
Happy Jele (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates defender Happy Jele says that he is honoured to be captaining the side in the absence of Oupa Manyisa.

According to KickOff, Jele reveals that despite him wearing the armband that there are many leadership personalities in the Buccaneers side.

“I'm very honoured to lead the team in the absence of our captain Oupa Manyisa. It happened before in 2013 and I showed character by leading the team to the Final,” Jele says.

“So now it is another opportunity to lead the team and I'm hopeful that the team will do well in the first and second leg.

“There is a lot of senior players in the team. There is a lot of leadership and whatever comes will lead the team.

“So for me I'm just here to support the team and I'm very honoured to be part of this team.”

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