PSL : “Oupa thought he owned the club”-Tonic Chabalala
- Tonic Chabalala dashes a harsh tonic sentiment around Oupa Manyisa and other senior players
Many would agree that Oupa “Ace” Manyisa wasn’t at his best lately but on any given day he is marvel to watch when is on top of his game.
A couple of former Orlando Pirates have came out recently to try an pin point where the problem could be with the current side
Tonic Chabalala captained the Orlando Pirates side which reached the semi-finals of the 2006 CAF Champions League, under Micho
The Giyani born defender played for Dynamos and Orlando Pirates in his short career
Tonic is best remembered for shutting out Collins Mbesuma whenever the Buccaneers played Kaizer Chiefs.
In a conversation with Thabiso Mosia on Capricorn FM, where they spoke about his captaincy and run under the current returning Coach at Orlando Pirates Micho Sredojevic
Tonic Chabalala was asked “are you surprised by Oupa Manyisa’s move to Sundowns?”
“Oupa is the one who caused all the problems at Pirates, He thought he owned the club ” he said
” Oupa, Happy, Makola and Matlaba think they are in charge there. ”
” You could see Oupa had no hunger anymore”
” He always knew he was gonna play.”
” I think it was a good decision for the Chairman to let go of Oupa ”
” We need to start afresh ”
” We need to build, If you are a player you must have hunger all the time and you could see that this was no longer the Oupa we used to know” he concluded
Do you agree with Tonic Chabalala sentiments?