Cape Town - Polokwane City coach Jozef Vukusic has claimed that Orlando
Pirates will not be looking forward to facing Rise and Shine at the Peter
The two sides will face off at the venue on November 6 in
the first Absa Premiership fixture after the Telkom Knockout quarter-finals.
Both sides are among the early frontrunners.
City are riding high after four wins from their last five
league fixtures, putting them fourth on the table, two points behind
second-placed Pirates with two games in hand.
Meanwhile, the Buccaneers have won their last two games,
beating Chippa United 1-0 in the Telkom Knockout before winning Saturday's
Soweto Derby against Kaizer Chiefs 2-1.
Pirates still have to face AmaZulu in the Telkom Knockout
quarter-finals before their trip to Polokwane.
"Nothing is easy, I think Pirates may be a better
opponent like Maritzburg," Vukusic said after Saturday's home victory over
"On Saturday there was a little pressure, we needed the
win, the three points.
"Ja, we need to enjoy the game and try to get a good
result and try and make it difficult, because they're the favourites in that
"I don't think they're happy to come here now."