Orlando Pirates striker Gabadinho Mhango expects to be back
to his best when the Absa Premiership resumes after the break due to the
The 27-year-old currently tops the league's goalscoring
charts with 14 goals, three more than Kaizer Chiefs frontman Samir Nurkovic.
While the Malawi international was goalless in his last
three games before the league was brought to a halt, he is confident the
training methods he has employed while in isolation at home.
"I know I was not scoring when the lockdown started but
nothing will change after this break," Mhango told FarPost.
"I know I will continue to score. You should also know that
everyone is not playing so we will all start at the same level.
"It was important to stop the games because life is more
important than playing and we have to follow those instructions to stay at
"The good thing is that the team has organized an app
where we can train together as a team while at home and that is helping us keep
"Personally, I also then train on my own and improve
fitness. Even if they say the games resume tomorrow, I will be fit to play 90
minutes and even score.
"So, nothing will change after the break. I just have to
start from where I left off and continue scoring. But also play well as a team
to finish off the season on a high note."
Looking at the league table, Josef Zinnbauer's side are
currently fourth on the log and remain in with a shot of reaching the CAF
Champions League places.
Prior to the league's suspension last month, Bucs were set
to face off with Mamelodi Sundowns, who remain Kaizer Chiefs' main rivals for
the league title this season.
A win for Sundowns would have brought them to within a point
of Chiefs at the top of the table.
- TEAMtalk media