Our pre-season friendlies have finished, with the PSL starting in roughly ten days.
The cover we have at right back is average to say the least. Both Bobbs
and youth Khuzwayo
weren’t bad, but they didn’t set the back line on fire. Maybe it is a blessing that Barkhuizen
has not yet signed with another club, as he could be the bridge between now and Addai
getting a WP. If he doesn’t waltz through the WP, I may have issues.
. I signed him up as a replacement for Hammers, and he excelled in the friendlies. I deliberately didn’t play Mashego
that much, as I wanted to see what the depth was like beyond him. Youth strikers Botha
also enhanced their reputations with strong showings.
was lucky and stayed fit throughout the pre-season.
New recruit, Ngwenya
(80K from Jomo Cosmos) enhanced his chances of starting in the first match with strong showings, topped off by a goal against Gaborone Utd.
The timing of the under twenty South African matches meant that some of the players didn’t get as much game time as I would have liked.
has been quiet since his discussion with me and Orlando haven’t yet made a move. There are still twenty five days in the window. At present, there are only two players with interest from other clubs.
I’ve made cheeky bids for a young Pirates defender, and an Ajax CT utility.