Cape Town - Things will not get any easier for Orlando
Pirates interim coach Rhulani Mokwena as he takes his team to the Makhulong
Stadium for an Absa Premiership clash on Tuesday against the in-form Highlands
The Soweto giants suffered a third league defeat of the
season when they were beaten 1-0 at Stellenbosch FC on Saturday and currently
sit 10th in the PSL standings having only won twice in eight matches.
There away form is even more abysmal this campaign as they
have only taken one point from a possible 12.
Mokwena is a coach under intense pressure and has urged the
Buccaneers faithful to stick with the team.
"To the Pirates fans they must just keep on supporting
their players, keep supporting their team, the team loves them, they love the team,
but you have to be gracious in defeat," Mokwena said after his team's
"All we can do is go back to the training ground and
Meanwhile, the Lions of North are one of the Premiership’s
form team at the moment as they have won four of their last five encounters and
sit in fourth place on the table.
Highlands have also built up a formidable home record this
season, having taken nine points out of a possible 12 at their base in Tembisa.
Kick-off is at 19:30.
- TeamTalk Media