Pietermaritzburg - Following
their first victory of the season, Maritzburg United midfielder Lebohang Maboe
insisted that they did well to absorb the pressure from Orlando Pirates on
The Team of Choice were off
the mark after an impressive 2-1 triumph over the struggling Buccaneers at the
Harry Gwala stadium.
Maboe hinted that the Kwazulu
Natal Based side will not get carried away and they intend to continue striving
for excellence going forward.
"We knew that if we work
hard everything would be possible," said Maboe.
"It was an absorbing
game overall, we had to absorb their pressure especially in the last fifteen
"I think we also created
a lot of opportunities which we should have put behind the net.
"But we'll take the
three points for now and 2-1 was the final score.
"A win was a big
motivation for us but we need to remain humble and work hard."
A win for Maritzburg moved
them to the 8th spot on the log were as the Buccaneers remained on the 6th
United will face Platinum
Stars away from home in their next league instalment on Saturday.