Pirates vow to win cup again

Richard Nkosi

Richard Nkosi

Junior Pirates, the 2005 Selati Super Cup champions, have vowed to lift the trophy again this season.

Pirates face Mashaba United in a last-16 clash at Driekoppies ground on Saturday at 9am.

United booked their place after bundling out defending champions, Ntunta Home Killers via a 3-1 win.

Pirates, on the other hand, beat Stone Breakers 4-0. Super Ngwenya, Pirates' owner, said the spirit is high among his players. .

Solomon Mashaba, United's owner, said Pirates can speak as much as they wanted but they (United) are going to beat them on the field of play.

Other fixtures: Swazi Messengers v Bhunya Sundowns (7am); Young Stars v KNP Team (11am); Shongwe Highlanders v Buffelspruit Classic (3pm).

At Highlanders sports ground: Simply The Best v Junior All Blacks (1pm); Junior Aces v Shongwe Chiefs (3pm).

l nkosir@sowetan.co.za