Mashamite: The war is not over


The Premiership and Nedbank Cup holders lost 1-0 to Bucs at Soccer City, with Daine Klate netting with a 12th minute free-kick after Mulomowandau Mathoho felled ex-Bloemfontein Celtic teammate Lennox Bacela on the edge of the area.

Mashamaite, however, has faith Amakhosi, who entertain Moroka Swallows at the same venue in the League on Tuesday, can get the better of Bucs in their own backyard, Orlando Stadium, on September 24.

"It was a psychological battle where Pirates piled the pressure early on in the game," Mashamaite told his club's official website.

"It was a case of not talking and communicating well and they took advantage of that. They got an early goal but we did well coming back into the game especially in the second half.

"We have lost a battle, not a war. I still believe we can go out and undo the result when we meet again on the 24th of September. This game is not over,” warned the former Bidvest Wits captain.

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