Orlando Pirates’ new addition has raised hopes about the future of the club as the team is working on coming out of their gloomy situation in the league.
The Buccaneers are experiencing loss of form and are off the pace in the race for the DStv Premiership title, following some disappointing results in their most recent games.
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With defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns sitting comfortably at the top of the standings with 40 points after 16 matches, Bucs have moved down to eighth and 21 points behind with one game in hand.
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Apart from the goalkeeping dilemma that has seemed to be one of the concerns for coach Jose Riveiro’s side, goalscoring has been another major problem for the team.
The Soweto giants have scored only 10 goals – that’s 22 goals less from the 32 netted by Sundowns so far – from their 15 games under the Spanish mentor with a minus one goal difference.
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The situation has led to the club enlisting the services of an English coach who specialises in finishing in Scott Chickelday whose acquisition has excited Riveiro.
As Bucs supporters will be expecting the results of Chickelday’s to show in the upcoming games, the English mentor has seemed to make a promise about better things to come when he posted a video on his official Twitter account of players in training with the caption, “Been a really productive week so far.”
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