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Wayne Sandilands looking forward to challenging for a starting spot at Orlando Pirates

Posted: 26 July 2017 Time: 16:16

Orlando Pirates new goalkeeper Wayne Sandilands says he relishes the prospect of challenging the club's other glovemen for a starting berth.

Sandilands will be competing with Siyabonga Mpontshane, Jackson Mabokgwane and Nigerian goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel for the Buccaneers' number one jersey.

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“I’m very excited and humble with the opportunity to be here in such a big team and just looking forward to the future,” Sandilands told the media at Orlando Stadium.

“For me as a player I like to focus on what I can control. I’m just gonna work hard and hopefully when given the opportunity just give my best to the best I can and contribute towards that.”

The 33-year-old spent eight years at Mamelodi Sundowns and is pleased to be joining another big team in South Africa.

“It’s an amazing feeling for me. It is every boy’s dream in this country as a footballer to play for big clubs in this country and it’s an honour for me and I’m really excited about the prospect.

“It’s a new challenge, it’s a big challenge for me and one that’s going to obviously cause me to grow and get me out of my comfort zone. So, I’m looking forward to the challenge.”

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Article by: Makhosonke Zuma
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