Absa Premiership

Tinkler: Ndoro needed time to adjust

2016-04-19 13:21
Tendai Ndoro (TEAMtalk)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler believes the hard work striker Tendai Ndoro has been putting into practice has finally begun to start paying off.

The Zimbabwean international has climbed up the pecking order in the strike department after limited game time earlier in the season.

Since the start of the year, the 27-year-old has had a breakthrough and has scored nine goals in the last eight games.

Tinkler also felt that Ndoro needed some time to adjust from his previous role at Mpumalanga Black Aces as the main striker.

"His work rate has improved dramatically and at training he has putting a lot more effort," Tinkler told KickOff.

"We knew in front of goals he would hurt teams. The way we play, everybody is expected to help defensively, everybody is expected to help offensively and that was the area of his game he needed to improve.

"Also, at the beginning of the season we all know Kermit was doing well and he needed to bide his time and wait for his opportunity.

"At Orlando Pirates, you have depth and a lot of options which is the good thing; trying to keep all good players happy is not an easy scenario."

Read more on:    orlando pirates  |  psl  |  eric tinkler  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Free State Stars v SuperSport United, Goble Park 19:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Maritzburg United, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Friday, 15 December 2017
Cape Town City FC v AmaZulu FC, Cape Town Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 16 December 2017
Mamelodi Sundowns v Bloemfontein Celtic, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 15:30
Chippa United v Polokwane City, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 15:30
Free State Stars v Orlando Pirates, Goble Park 18:00
Wits v Platinum Stars, Bidvest Stadium 20:15
Kaizer Chiefs v Ajax Cape Town, Moses Mabhida Stadium 20:15
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.