South-Africa

Mokwena: There was no frustration

2019-10-21 09:12
Rulani Mokwena
Rulani Mokwena (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates interim coach Rulani Mokwena said he was not frustrated at how his team failed to convert their chances in the Telkom Knockout clash against Stellenbosch FC on Saturday.

The Soweto giants dominated the contest from the kickoff but had to wait until six minutes before full-time when Thembinkosi Lorch hit the back of the net for a narrow 1-0 victory that took them through to the next round.

After the match, Mokwena said he took the positives from the contest and believes the Buccaneers are close to giving an opponent a hiding if they keep playing like they are.

Mokwena told Supersport TV: "There is also a big positive that we are creating so many chances and somebody soon is going to be on the receiving end of a couple of goals.

"I try to live on the positives, so there was no frustration."

The former Pirates assistant coach also credited the recent international break for helping them correct some of the defensive errors that has plagued the Buccaneers this season.

Mokwena added: "The FIFA break affords time to work on our defensive organisation, on keeping possession and not be vulnerable to counter-attacks."

- TeamTalk Media

 

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