Cape Town - Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Jackson Mabokgwane is
confident he will keep his place in the Sea Robbers' starting line-up and play
in his first Soweto derby on Saturday.
The 30-year-old has been Milutin Sredojevic's first choice 'keeper for the
last two games and feels he is ready to step up if given a chance against
The Polokwane-born lost his place to Siyabonga
Mpontshane ahead of the Soweto derby last season but is adamant his luck will
change this time around and will keep his place for the sold-out clash at FNB
"It's never about me but about Orlando Pirates as a
team," Mabokgwane said, as quoted by SowetanLive website.
"Of course, you must always be ready to step up when your contributions
are needed, but as long as the team is doing well I am satisfied.
"I am positive that I will play in my first derby on
Saturday. But again, the most important thing is the Pirates badge and the
team, not who is in the team.
"I played well in the past two games and I am
Kick-off is at 15:30.