"It's hard. it's disappointing you know. But I maintain that God is in control of my life and destiny. I am submissive to Him. I will continue to serve where He needs me."
The 35-year-old's spell at Pirates has largely been characterised by blunders, resulting in the Bucs faithful crucifying him on social media.
"Mistakes happen in football. It happens to players all around the world, so I do not read too much into that. I won't lie to you, it's difficult. I do not go on social media."
The Benoni-born, Ekurhuleni, keeper's heroics in the MDC against Chiefs inspired the Sea Robbers to a 1-0 victory at Vosloorus Stadium.
Sandilands implied the reserve league was almost as competitive as the Premier Soccer League (PSL).
"Playing in the MDC is the closest thing you're going to get to real 90 minutes in a real game, in terms of pressure, you're playing for points against PSL opponents. The standard nearly matches Premiership," noted the keeper.