Cape Town - AmaZulu left-back Marc van Heerden says he has no hard
feelings towards Orlando Pirates after leaving the club having made just seven
Premiership appearances in 18 months.
The Bafana Bafana defender recently returned to Usuthu from
Pirates and is eager to re-establish himself as a PSL player.
Van Heerden spent the majority of the early part of his
career with the Durban-based outfit, before moving to Chippa United where he really
However, after winning a move to the Sea Robbers, the
30-year-old struggled for playing time at Bucs.
Speaking to Kickoff, the Johannesburg-born star said:
"I think it was a difficult two years away for me. I went to Chippa,
obviously I played and I went to Pirates and I didn't get the game-time.
"It's been a rough two years and now I'm looking
forward to the present and the future.
"I don't feel any regret. You know it is one of those
things, that is how football goes.
"As a professional footballer you go and you rock up at
training, you work hard, you push yourself to high levels and do whatever you
have to do to try to get into the squad. Obviously it wasn't meant to be.
"No grudges, no regrets and just learning curves with
things maybe beyond my control. Look, I can't pin-point things.
"Like I said, I was professional about my job and I can
only control what I do. Whatever happened outside I can't control.
"I'm itching to play football. I'm itching to prove it
to myself first and foremost and obviously to the football fraternity in the