Absa Premiership

Lekgwathi believes Bucs will win a trophy in 2018/19

2018-06-30 16:36
Lucky Lekgwathi (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates legend Lucky Lekgwathi believes the club will win silverware in the new season under the guidance of Milutin Sredojevic and his assistant Rhulani Mokwena

Lekgwathi was the last captain of the Sea Robbers to lift a trophy when he hoisted aloft the Nedbank Cup after a victory against Bidvest Wits in 2014. 

It proved to be the 41 year old's last honour with Bucs as he retired the next season after the first game of the 2015/16 campaign. 

Nonetheless, despite a trophy drought which extends back to that point in time, 'Phinda Mzala' takes the view that Sredojevic and Mokwena can bring success to Mayfair. 

Reminiscing about his last cup triumph before the murder of goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa, he said: "I'm feeling sad about that. 

"Before Senzo Meyiwa passed away (in 2014) I said to him, I'll give him my blessings and unfortunately God took him. 

"But you know what, the way they played this past season, I think this coming season they are going to win something under the guidance of Micho and Rhulani Mokwena."

 

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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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