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."


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Free State Stars v SuperSport United, Goble Park 19:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Maritzburg United, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Friday, 15 December 2017
Cape Town City FC v AmaZulu FC, Cape Town Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Bloemfontein Celtic, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:30
Chippa United v Polokwane City, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Orlando Pirates, Goble Park 18:00
Wits v Platinum Stars, Bidvest Stadium 20:15
Kaizer Chiefs v Ajax Cape Town, Moses Mabhida Stadium 20:15
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

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

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

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

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


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.