Absa Premiership

Pelembe has unfinished business

2015-09-23 15:25
Helder Pelembe (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Bloemfontein Celtic talisman Helder Pelembe feels he still has unfinished business with parent club Orlando Pirates.

The Mozambique international is currently on a season-long loan at Siwelele from the Buccaneers.

He says his move to the Bloemfontein outfit was encouraged by his desire to get more game time in order to prove his worth.

"Obviously game time was a huge factor in my decision to take a loan move," Pelembe told Football411.

"Technically I am still a Pirates player because I am only here on loan.

"People may speak but I would like to think that I am not a failure and I did not fail at Pirates.

"I think opportunity plays a huge role when judging someone.

"I felt that I can do more, hence I requested the loan move so that I can gain more game time and prove my worth.

"I got the chairman's [Irvin Khoza] and the coach's [Eric Tinkler] blessings because I spoke to them prior to the move.

"But it is a loan move meaning that I still have unfinished business with Pirates."

The 28-year-old has scored one goal in four appearances for Clinton Larsen's men this season, but reiterates that more can be expected of him as long as he gets regular game time.

"Obviously I am working hard as you may have seen in the few games I've played," Pelembe added.

"That goal [40-yard screamer against Kaizer Chefs] was great and I think I am capable of scoring so much more goals like that because I am a player that likes to drop in deep, create combinational play and also shoot for goal.

"I believe that with that hard work that I've been putting, a lot more can be expected of me."

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