Absa Premiership

Ndoro full of praise for Billiat

2016-04-23 07:00
Tendai Ndoro (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates striker Tendai Ndoro has heaped praise on countryman Khama Billiat ahead of Saturday's Nedbank Cup quarter-final clash at Lucas Moripe Stadium.

As much as the heavyweight clash between Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates is this weekend's main attraction, there will be interesting duels within that fight in the battle for these two clubs to reach the Nedbank Cup semi-finals.

The biggest of those duels will be between Zimbabwean countrymen Tendai Ndoro and Khama Billiat who have been in fine form.

Ndoro has been an inspiration for the Buccaneers, scoring nine goals in their last eight games while Billiat brings the brilliance in the deadly CBD combination of himself along with Leonardo Castro and Keagan Dolly.

"If the season ends today, I wouldn't hesitate to give him the Footballer of the Year award," Ndoro said about Billiat. "He has been fantastic.

"Everyone is watching. He isn't disappointing. He is getting goals and he is creating chances for the team which is good for him and the club.

"If the season ends today, I would just give him the crown."

The respect is mutual, with Billiat also seeing the threat that Ndoro poses upfront as teams have struggled to contain him.

"I am very happy for him, but at the moment we can't really focus just on him because Pirates is a good team and anyone can surprise you on the day," Billiat said.

"We are just focusing on the whole team and stick to our basics, our defending shape. We know that Pirates are always going to create chances."

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