Absa Premiership

Rakhale working on his game

2015-10-13 07:45
Thabo Rakhale (Supplied)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates dribbling wizard Thabo Rakhale believes he is yet to reach his peak as there are areas in his game that need improvement.

After making his breakthrough last season, Rakhale has dazzled fans with his fancy footwork and skill on the ball.

Despite his rise to fame, the 25-year-old is constantly looking to improve his game and refuses to rest on his laurels.

"Coach Eric Tinkler only talks to me about my responsibilities, which include going at defenders and creating chances for my team-mates," Rakhale told KickOff.

"So far I'm happy with my contributions and Tinkler's contributions to my development is helping. I need to improve on taking shots and creating more chances - I believe I can score goals too.

"I get forward a lot and when I reach the final third, sometimes I make the wrong decisions. That is what is killing me and that needs to improve."

The Buccaneers face the University of Pretoria in the first round of the Telkom Knockout at the Orlando Stadium on Friday, October 16.

Kick-off is at 20:00.


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

Assuming the 2019/20 Absa Premiership season can't be concluded prior to the 31 July deadline decreed by FIFA, what would be the fairest way to settle matters - all bias aside?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2019/20 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

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.