Absa Premiership

Stars will be tough - Makola

2014-10-17 09:42
Mpho Makola (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates midfielder Mpho Makola believes his former club Free State Stars pose a serious threat when the two teams clash when the PSL resumes.

Read: FSS to add to Pirates misery

Speaking to the Buccaneers’ website, Makola strongly believes that he has nothing to prove and his approach to the game will be same as any other encounter.

“It’s going to be a tough game hey,” said Makola.

“We have been training hard and we are prepared to face them. Personally I have nothing to prove therefore I will approach this match like any other game.”

Scoring against his former employer the last time Pirates faced Stars at the Orlando, Makola reveals he had “mixed emotions” but does not rule out that the opportunity will come again.

“I can’t say whether I’m going to score or not but obviously if it comes I will welcome the opportunity, the most important thing is for me to play well and contribute to the overall team effort.”

“At the end of the day the three points are more important than anything else,” added Makola.

Pirates will look to return to winning ways in the Absa Premiership when they host Free State in Orlando.

Last season Bucs took four points off Ea Lla Koto, winning 2-0 in Soweto and drawing 1-1 away in the Free State.

Kick-off set for 20:15 on Saturday, October 18.

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