- Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer seems to be taking a bullish approach ahead of the match against Mamelodi Sundowns
- Pirates have had a dismal season and many people aren't giving them a chance to beat the PSL champions
- Zinnbauer shared a cheeky comment in reference to the crunch clash and emphasised the stature of the Buccaneers
Orlando Pirates are braced for a tough battle against Absa Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns.
While many have written off the chances of a Pirates victory, coach Josef Zinnbauer begs to differ.
The German was in bullish mood and delivered a little dig at Wednesday's opponents.
Zinnbauer said, "In football, you always have a chance, and it’s not as if we say, ‘Ooh, Sundowns is coming’ – No! We are Pirates.”
KickOFF.com reported that Zinnbauer feels that Sundowns have more pressure on them to pick up a result.
The German mentor added, "Come, please! We have nothing to lose with Sundowns coming. We are not the favourites in this game, it’s Sundowns."
Zinnbauer's confidence also stems from the fact that Pirates have been unbeaten under his guidance thus far.
Since taking over, the Buccaneers have looked good as they amassed seven points from three matches.
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Pirates winger Luvuyo Memela insisted that the players aren't focused on what the result would mean for Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs.
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