Absa Premiership

Soweto derby excitement kicks in for Wome

2017-03-03 10:27
Dove Wome (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates midfielder Dove Wome says that he is excited to be a part of the team ahead of the Soweto derby against Kaizer Chiefs.

Wome, one of the Buccaneers signings made over the January transfer window to reinforce the ranks, is delivering on the Club’s expectations on him.

Since the resumption of the League in February, the 25-year-old has made a positive impact with three starts and two goals.

“It will obviously be my first Derby in this country and I have always watched it on TV so personally I’m excited to be part of this team, to play in the biggest match locally and in front of a capacity crowd,” said Wome on the clubs official website.

“I honestly don’t know what to expect but I’m sure it’s nothing like what I have experienced before and I assume it is going to be very emotional."

However, Wome is aware that starting the match let alone playing in the fixture is no guarantee.

“There are no guarantees on getting the starting eleven so I have been working very hard at training to get a start.

“It would also mean a lot for me personally if I get that chance because a lot of people will be watching the game and not just in this country but also across the continent and the world too.

“So yes, if I do get a chance, I have to do well and help the team win this game.”

Kick off is at 15:30 on Saturday.

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