Cape Town - Orlando Pirates interim coach Rulani Mokwena said he and
his technical team need to take responsibility for the Buccaneers' poor run of
Following their 3-3 draw with Cape Town City on Saturday,
the Soweto giants are 10th place in the Absa Premiership having only picked up
two wins in seven matches.
Pirates have also been eliminated from the CAF Champions
League and MTN8 since Mokwena took charge of the side after Milutin Sredojevic
quit the club earlier in the season.
The Buccaneers have not found a formula to solve what has
been very a leaky defence as they have conceded 12 goals in their seven league
Mokwena is refusing to give the players all of the blame and
said he and his coaching staff need to work on the team's structure.
"I have an absolute belief and confidence in the squad
and the team," Mokwena said.
"We've got to do more from our side, technically, to support
them because if you look at some of the goals that we concede, you also have to
look at our organisational forms and maybe when we were playing too many draws
nil, nil ... 1-1, we put a lot more focus on the offensive scheme and offensive
Pirates' next fixture is only after the next international
break when they take on Stellenbosch FC on 26 October.