Milutin Sredojevic: Orlando Stadium is like a hospital where we heal the souls of Orlando Pirates fans

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Bucs have done fairly well when playing at home this season, and Sredojevic has likened the Orlando Stadium to a hospital where souls are healed

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojević says they want to start the Nedbank Cup campaign with total focus when they face Ajax Cape Town at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday night. 

The Serbian mentor expressed gratitude to the highly improved number of supporters that have been coming in numbers lately.

Sredojevic is happy that the supporters have recognized hard work that he and the technical team has put in thus far.

“As the coach, I feel the highest demand of the responsibility to give them the best possible product, and them coming out is a sign of the good road. However, we still very far from where we are supposed to be,” Sredojevic told the media. 

The last time these two teams played against each other in the league, Bucs lost 3-0 to the Urban Warriors at the Cape Town Stadium.

Going onto this cup game, Sredojević said: "Regarding the match behind us, I need to tell you we do not feel any kind of grudges, we just refer to one situation."

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“We are the students of the game and fully aware that the cup competition is a totally different game. Playing at Orlando Stadium is like a hospital where we are healing the souls of our supporters. When we are arriving to the stadium, you could feel in the air, a special feeling that we are at Orlando. This gives us an additional injection to push for results,” he added. 

“We are looking to go for the same fashion; we are playing against a very good team. However, it's a new match and a new challenge. We are eager to come out and enjoy our football," explained Sredojevic. 

“Every new day passes is the new chance to develop, to improve individually and to improve as a team, having in mind that we are a work in progress. We want to improve in all aspects of our football,” concluded Sredojovic.

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