Cape Town - Orlando Pirates head coach
Milutin Sredojevic has insisted he is not prepared to lose the versatile
Abbubaker Mobara to struggling league champions Wits.
Recent speculation has linked Mobara with
the Students, in a swap deal involving Xola Mlambo, but Sredojevic has
According to SowetanLive website, Mobara
was subject to speculation in this window as Wits coach Gavin Hunt looked for a
utility player as they try to climb out of the relegation dogfight.
"Mobara is deputy captain in the team
and he's important for us," was all Sredojevic told the publication when
Mobara was central to the Buccaneers' impressive
3-1 victory over league leaders Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday.
The 23-year-old joined Pirates at the
beginning of last season and, despite the club's poor form in his first
campaign, Mobara did enough to impress fans, who called for him to be given the
The captaincy was, however, given to Thabo
Matlaba, and Mobara was made the deputy captain to highlight his importance to