Absa Premiership

Williams shocked by Pirates rumours

2016-05-20 09:00
Ronwen Williams (Supplied)

Cape Town - SuperSport United goalkeeper Ronwen Williams was shocked by the reports about his alleged imminent move to Orlando Pirates.

Williams has been linked with a move to the Buccaneers for the last two seasons, with reports claiming the Matsatsantsa stopper is wanted by Pirates to bolster the squad which has ambitions to conquer Africa.

"I must say that I was rather surprised when I read reports linking me with Pirates," Williams told KickOff.

"I need to state on the record that I've had absolutely no contact with them. I still have a year plus an option left on my contract, which I intend to honour. I work with a quality coach in [Stuart] Baxter and we believe in him.

"I'm also very happy here and see no reason to leave. I've been here for almost six seasons and I like the environment, players and the staff."

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Reyaad Pieterse is also expected to join Matsatsantsa after failing to negotiate a contract extension with Amakhosi.

Read more on:    orlando pirates  |  psl  |  ronwen williams  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
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
Sunday, 17 December 2017
Baroka FC v SuperSport United, Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Maritzburg United, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:30
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.