Cape Town - Former
Orlando Pirates player Edward ‘Magents’ Motale has praised Eric Tinkler for
bringing back the Pirates of old.
was part of Pirates’ famous Champions League winning squad, but he is pleased
with more than just their good continental form.
brimmed with pride as he spoke to Sport24 about the skills on display in
the victory over AS Kaloum in the last round of the CAF Confed Cup.
is the Pirates I know, this is the South African football I know," he bragged.
can go anywhere and they will tell you . . . South African football culture is
shibobo, tsamaya, vuvuzela."
has received praise for the freedom that he appears to grant his players and Motale views this Pirates side in stark contrast to that of his Tinkler’s
predecessor Vladimir Vermezovic.
don’t think that VV (Vermezovic) would even allow one skill from an
individual in a game."
Pirates are in CAF Confed Cup action at 16:30 on Saturday when they take on AC leopards in Congo.