Cape Town - Orlando Pirates head coach Milutin Sredojevic
says the club are prepared for the extra workload of competing in the CAF
Champions League and won't make excuses.
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The Buccaneers moved to the top of the
Premiership table on Saturday as they defeated Baroka 2-1, though Sredojevic
added that there was room for plenty of improvement ahead of their African
Speaking to reporters, 'Micho' said:
"In four matches including Black Leopards, we scored practically nine
goals and when you have that in mind, it is something what is not still
"We are not satisfied with where we
are. We are always looking to improve and get better because this is demand
from our supporters and the badge and this is what we need to do therefore, we
believe that we still have space in that regard to improve but much more.
"We have space in order to have
perfect emotional control of the game from start to end and this is something
that we need to improve.
"For that to happen, we need to iron
our defence and tighten it and we need to defend by ball possession much better
and when you have that in mind on top of everything scoring what we have scored
"When the matches in the Champions
League comes and we are having all the traveling it will be even worse so with
us we are fully aware that when it comes having these tight fixtures, we are
looking at that with modalities, possibilities in order to keep our players
aware mentally strong and physically fit and fresh to play for match to match.
"We are looking forward to accept
these fixtures and not becomes cry-babies and complain."