Nyatama: I came to Orlando Pirates to win major trophies and play for Bafana Bafana

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The former Mamelodi Sundowns and Maritzburg United player says Bucs players are hungry for success

New Orlando Pirates midfielder Musa Nyatama is targeting a place in the South Africa senior national team.

The box-to-box midfielder, who is yet to win a major trophy since turning professional, joined the Buccaneers from Bloemfontein Celtic during the current Transfer Window.

“It felt good to hear that a team of Pirates’ magnitude was interested in my services and I didn’t think twice about joining the club when I heard that they wanted me," Nyatama told the media.

"I felt like this is a good team to join as I need to win silverware as a player. As a player, you need to play in the national team and personally I need to win some silverware," he continued.

The 30-year-old player made his debut for Bucs as they defeated Chippa United 1-0 in their maiden 2017/18 PSL match on Saturday.

"I have settled well and the guys have been good to me. There is a lot of pressure that comes with playing for a team like Pirates but this season I think things are going well and I am sure we will win something this season," Nyatama added.

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“Everyone is happy in the camp and you can see the hunger from the guys, especially with the way that they are working to get into the first team," he said.

"This season, I am sure everything will go our way. To the Pirates fans, I would ask them to continue supporting and we will make sure we will make them happy by winning games,” Nyatama concluded.

Nyatama made over 100 PSL appearances for Celtic during his four-year stint with the Free State giants.

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