“Smaller teams are used to playing in empty stadiums but we are not and that has affected us, and this is not an excuse but a reality.
“I’m just grateful our supporters came to support us and I wish there could be more in our next matches. But we also know there are challenges with the regulations and vaccination.”
The fickleness of Pirates fans over the years has shown that the Ghost turn up in numbers at Orlando when Bucs are doing well and almost completely desert the venue when they battle.
Having erupted in celebration after Pirates beat Simba to advance to the Confed semis, the Ghost are expected to arrive in bigger numbers on Wednesday evening when Bucs host Chippa United in their DStv Premiership fixture at Orlando Stadium (5pm).
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