Absa Premiership

Walters just happy to help

2015-09-21 08:02
Shu-Aib Walters (Supplied)

Cape Town - Mpumalanga Black Aces goalkeeper Shu-Aib Walters feels the side can be pleased to have taken a point off Orlando Pirates following Friday's stalemate in Soweto.

A stunning solo effort from Mpho Makola put a dominant Buccaneers side in front after 21 minutes at the Orlando Stadium this weekend, only for Collins Mbesuma's striker before half-time to eventually ensure a share of the spoils.

The result maintained AmaZayoni's unbeaten start to the new season and left them just one point off the pace at the top, and Walters says they can feel pleased about their performance against the PSL giants.

"We knew it was going to be a tough game, we knew they were going to come at us , we knew that they needed the points and we know Pirates are a good team," said the keeper.

"Makola had a great chance in the first (half) and it was a good goal; I was a bit blinded at that one. The second half, I tried to keep the team in the game.

"We created enough chances ourselves, one or two smaller chances to win the game and I'm just thankful that I could contribute to the success of the team."

 

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Fixtures
Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Highlands Park v Wits, Makhulong Stadium 19:30
Orlando Pirates v Polokwane City, Orlando Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Stellenbosch v Kaizer Chiefs, Cape Town Stadium 19:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Cape Town City, Dr Molemela Stadium 19:30
Maritzburg United v SuperSport United, Harry Gwala Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Black Leopards, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Golden Arrows, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Saturday, 30 November 2019
Polokwane City v Bloemfontein Celtic, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Cape Town City v Highlands Park, Cape Town Stadium 18:00
Black Leopards v Golden Arrows, Thohoyandou Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Stellenbosch, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
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