Mobara: Orlando Pirates players are hungry for Nedbank Cup success

Abbubaker Mobara scores for Orlando Pirates
The 23-year-old versatile player says Bucs do not fear Matsatsantsa, who are keen to make history by becoming the first team to defend the Nedbank Cup

Orlando Pirates defender-come-midfielder Abbubaker Mobara says they will be seeking redemption against SuperSport United on Saturday.

The two Gauteng clubs are scheduled to square off in the 2017 Nedbank Cup final at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban.

Mobara, who played for Bafana Bafana during their 2-1 defeat to Zambia in a friendly match last week, stated that Bucs are hungry for a win over Matsatsantsa.

"Well, when I came back from the national team camp, I saw a team that wants to win the Nedbank Cup," Mobara told the reporters.

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"The spirit is positive inside the camp and the attitude at training has been good. We are all hungry to do well on Saturday," he said.

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The Buccaneers had a disappointing 2016/17 PSL campaign failing to qualify for next season's MTN8 Cup after finishing 11th in league.

"Look we did not have a good season and we see this Cup as an opportunity to redeem ourselves by winning it," Mobara stressed.

"We don't fear SuperSport United. We are going out there to win the trophy and I think every player believes that we can do it," he concluded.

Kick-off is at 20h15 between the Buccaneers and Matsatsantsa, who beat Pirates 3-2 in last year's Nedbank Cup final.