Absa Premiership

Mpontshane to grab his chance

2015-02-03 14:59
Siyabonga Mpontshane (Supplied)
Siyabonga Mpontshane (Supplied)

Cape Town - Following his transfer to Orlando Pirates, Siyabonga Mpontshane reveals that he is excited to stand between the post for the Sowetan giants.

Read: Mahlangu focused on his game

According to KickOff, Mpontshane says that any player would love to ply their trade for a club with Pirates status.

“Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs are the teams that many players would love to play for and every player would actually want to be involved in the derby,” said Mpontshane.

“Every kid growing up wishing to play for a big team and Pirates is such a big team and this is my turn to play for a big team and progress in my career.”

The shot-stopper adds that there is no need to inform him on what is expected from him at the Sea Robbers.

“I will not put myself under pressure but play my normal football knowing that I have to work really hard. The experience that I gained in winning two cups in one season will come in handy.”

Mpontshane is likely to get his taste of first team football against AmaZulu on Wednesday, February 11 when the PSL resumes.

Kick-off is at 19:30.

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

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
3 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Friday, 19 January 2018
Wits v Bloemfontein Celtic, Bidvest Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 20 January 2018
Cape Town City FC v Ajax Cape Town, Cape Town Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Maritzburg United, Goble Park 15:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Platinum Stars, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 18:00
AmaZulu FC v SuperSport United, King Zwelithini Stadium 20:15
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 21 January 2018
Chippa United v Golden Arrows, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Baroka FC v Kaizer Chiefs, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

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