Cape Town - Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic
says the club are focused on facing Chippa United on Saturday and are not
distracted by the upcoming Soweto derby against Kaizer Chiefs.
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The Buccaneers are set the face the Chilli
Boys at Orlando Stadium in a Telkom Knockout last 16 tie, with a place in the quarter-final
Despite the derby being arguably the
biggest game of the South African football calendar, 'Micho' insists that they
will focus on playing at their best against Chippa.
He said: "With due respect to the
Derby, yes, it is the biggest match of the season.
"We know what it means when the
country is at a standstill, but we have no right to think beyond Chippa United.
"We want to give respect to Chippa
United, self-respect to ourselves, special respect to the game of football.
"That's why we are totally focused on
the Chippa United game."
Kick-off is at 20:15.