PSL : Ajax Cape Town vs Orlando Pirates, Match Preview
The clash of former Coaches and Players is set to place at Cape Town Stadium today
Ajax Cape Town will host Orlando Pirates tonight at Cape Town Stadium when both sides clash in their second game of the 2016/17
Ajax Cape Town are looking for their first win of the season after their were held to a 1-all stalmate by PSL debutants Baroka FC in Polokwane
Orlando Pirates had a great start when they demolished Golden Arrows 3-1 with the leagues first hattrick courtesy of Tendai “Fire” Ndoro
The 2015/16 MTN Champions will be looking to collect their first home win of the season wherelse Orlando Pirates will be looking to redeem themselves after they were dumped out of the MTN 8 courtesy of Bidvest Wits.
Both sides are led by each others former mentors
Ajax Cape Town have acquired the services of former Orlando Pirates midfielders in Mark “Professor” Mayambela and Lebogang “Cheeseboy” Mokoena.
Mayambela joined the Urban Warriors as a free agent while Cheeseboy was not in Mamelodi Sundowns
Mayambela and Mokoena could make the debut and led the wing attacks for the Urban Warriors.
Orlando Pirates also boost former Ajax Cape Town players in Abbubaker Mobara and Riyaad Norodien.
Mobara played in the central defensive midfielder position as opposed to his more familiar of right back
The former Ajax Cape Town struggled to adjust in the heart of the midfield and it will be interesting to see if he will be deployed there again
Costly mistakes by Felipe Ovono could see him replaced by Jackson Mabogwane as Mushin is looking to find his number keeper.
The last time this two sides clashed the match ended in a 2-all stalmate. Orlando Pirates have an upper hand on their head to head clashes with 14 wins and Ajax in 5 wins out of 26 games.
Orlando Pirates arrived in Cape Town last night and the squad looked solid with the likes of Nkosi, Morrison and Ndoro