Baroka FC coach warns Orlando Pirates of tough encounter

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DStv Premiership tail-enders Baroka FC will host Orlando Pirates in one of three league encounters to be played on Tuesday. Sitting in the last position on the log with seventeen points, Baroka will fight for their survival.

The match will be played at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane in the evening.

Baroka coach Kgoloko Thobejane says Pirates must anticipate a tough encounter.

“We want to win those games starting with Orlando Pirates. We need to save the team, we are not afraid. We have been preparing, [we] will come with our own plan – we need to take the team away [from the relegation],” adds Thobejane.

Currently, Mamelodi Sundowns is playing against Golden Arrows at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium.

The Brazilians are leading 3-0 after Mamelodi Sundowns’ Uruguayan-born midfielder, Gaston Sirino scored the first goal of the match in the 19th minute of the first half.

A few minutes later, Sundowns striker Peter Shalulile increased the lead after scoring from a corner kick in the 25th minute.

Shalulile scored his brace after connecting with a pass from midfielder Themba Zwane.-Additional reporting by Tshepiso Moche