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SuperSport United midfielder Andile Fikizolo wants to score against Orlando Pirates in the MTN8

Posted: 4 June 2014 Time: 11:22

New SuperSport United signing Andile Fikizolo says he wants to "destroy Orlando Pirates" again in their first match in the MTN8.

The youngster has signed a three-year deal after his two stunning strikes against Orlando Pirates in the Nedbank Cup Last 32 catapulted his name into South African football circles.

The 19-year-old is delighted to have signed for one of the country's biggest clubs.

"I'm really, really excited because it was something I was looking forward to doing. I have been praying to get a chance like this and thank God, He has the power. Things are happening and now I will have to use the chance," Fikizolo tells KickOff.com.

"Cavin Johnson and the management fortunately saw something which others didn't and thanks to my coach at Thanda, Thami Ngubani, who gave me a chance in the Nedbank Cup where I scored two goals.

"I'm very happy to have signed for SuperSport United and I know there were other teams who were also keen to sign me like Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates. SuperSport is the team that I thought I will do well in and grow as a player and show my talent as others have done in the past and moved to Europe."

When asked what will be the first thing he will do to introduce himself to his new coach, Fikizolo responds confidently.

"Whatever they saw in me while I was in the NFD I will show them again that what I did at Richards Bay Stadium against Pirates was not a fluke for Thanda," says the player, who grew up supporting Golden Arrows.

"The first match we will play against them [Pirates] and I have to prove myself again in the MTN8. At SuperSport United we have good and decent players and players who are at a high standard.

"I want to show SuperSport that you are welcome for signing me by destroying Pirates."

Article by: Robin-Duke Madlala

Livefyre comments on this story...

Magane Nchabeleng
posted: 2014-06-04 09:30:46

he tried but failed in the nedbank.what makes him think he will succeed this time,

TebzaBhakajuju
posted: 2014-06-04 09:33:24

Lot of people have said that before and they have failed...  You have small ambitions Fikizolo that is why you even support Golden Arrows. The ONLY player that Pirates have trouble with is Niang at SSU.  Anyway we will see you during MTN 8 vela....

Dee FanatiK
posted: 2014-06-04 09:34:07

As if you're guaranteed starting 11 on that game. Mxm Mafikizolo wa Phapha

deleted_31440430_KC Philosopher
posted: 2014-06-04 09:35:32

 someones getting big headed I c

Jackalas Dance
posted: 2014-06-04 09:39:23

narrow minded

tabzitoreloaded
posted: 2014-06-04 09:40:10

I have never hear rubbish like this this is disrespect to my fellow rivals your big mouth and big head will die you young

Rocka
posted: 2014-06-04 09:41:33

Well dats a bad start on its own dude, dats now how u handle d media, keep calm and let the ball on ur feet do the talking on the field

*Bucs fan*

Glory1180
posted: 2014-06-04 09:42:24

I will be happy if you can do that but the true is UYAZIPHUPHELA NJE KWAPHELA!!!!!!

Manced
posted: 2014-06-04 09:42:36

Destroy em again Bafana!

Xinambyani
posted: 2014-06-04 09:42:47

mxm, attention seeker do you even know the meaning of the word destroy?

Mntomnyama
posted: 2014-06-04 09:44:32

Ccccc mtshanam...wenziwa yi excitement.....i dont blame you! anyway uzokhula and realise that Pirates is not a small team....hamba e DRC ubuze, udlule uye a Egypt ubuze, udlule nase Zambia ubuze when u done...ubuze apho e Pitori then go to Soweto ubuze ba who or whats is Pirates.....welcome to the PSL boy! 


PS: your team was beaten by Pirates after 90min and usadelela?

sergio 16 wa le khosi
posted: 2014-06-04 09:45:13

Eish sizobona player

Ibhola Lethu
posted: 2014-06-04 09:46:49

"I want to show SuperSport that you are welcome for signing me by destroying Pirates."

LMAO.. This youngster has balls...

msxl86
posted: 2014-06-04 09:46:53

Relax kid. Why don't you fight for a place at Supersport first before you make empty threats? You had your chance to do what you talking about but you fell short. Uzifakela nje ipressure son.

kasisoccer
posted: 2014-06-04 09:48:28

boy this is not high school soccer no individual can destroy a team kame.

XFuxTheSpot
posted: 2014-06-04 09:48:48

lol you destroyed a team that ended up winning?So what happens if you don't even manage to get a goal against Pirates, lose and have people ridicule you because of this statement? Are you ready to handle something that? unnecessary pressure on yourself, you're only 19 so we understand that you are yet to grow and be humbled...

Chincha Guluva
posted: 2014-06-04 09:50:45

I don't like the mentality of our S.A. players, Instead of focusing on settling in his new team he is already planning to be a 1 game wonder, most of S.A. players hit form only when they play against Pirates or Chiefs & I wonder how is that helping their careers

msxl86
posted: 2014-06-04 09:51:19

What do you mean "again"?

deleted_28174436_deleted_28174436_Bhuza
posted: 2014-06-04 09:55:17

you were an unknown entity then now you are ...and this is PSL not NFD where you were running all over like free range chickens...you wont even feature for all you know. You are just seeking attention on something that happened because nobody knew you. in fact you putting yourself under unneccesary pressure.

papasol
posted: 2014-06-04 09:56:02

this boy was given wrond advices, he is not going to play against Pirates ONLY? But maybe its exitement of playing in PSL

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