Cape Town - Nkanyiso Zungu says it was always a "childhood
dream" to play for Orlando Pirates even though most of his family support
The 24-year-old Zungu signed for the Soweto giants from
Stellenbosch FC in the recent January transfer window.
The Durban-born player has now spoken about how he supported
the Buccaneers as a kid despite most of his family rooting for the Amakhosi.
In quotes on the Orlando Pirates website, Zungu said:
"Playing for Pirates has been a childhood dream of mine, so you can
imagine what went through my mind when the call came through.
"But having said that, joining is only the start, I
need to work hard to build on this and make this opportunity count.
"The interesting thing is that I come from a family of
staunch Kaizer Chiefs supporters, but as soon as I was old enough to make my
own decisions, I went against the grain and chose the Black and White of Pirates.
"I think I was mainly attracted to their style of
Zungu has yet to make his debut for Pirates with coach Josef
Zinnbauer confirming that the midfielder picked up an ankle injury upon his
- TeamTalk Media