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Mark Fish: Orlando Pirates coaches Mulitin Sredojevic and Rulani Mokwena will mastermind Baroka's downfall

8:47 PM MYT 08/12/2018
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The legendary South African defender believes that his former side will clinch the trophy on Saturday

Orlando Pirates legend Mark Fish has praised the club's head coach Micho Sredojevic and his assistant Rulani Mokwena ahead of the Telkom Knockout Cup final.

The Buccaneers will lock horns with Baroka FC in the final which set to take place at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.

"Sredojevic and Mokwena have done a good job together. They have a good relationship," Fish was quoted by SABC Sport.

The two coaches, who joined the club prior to the start of the 2017/18 season, have transformed Bucs into one of the top sides in the country.

“We have all seen the growth in Pirates in the last two seasons,” the former South Africa international conutinued.

Fish expects Bakgaga to give Bucs a hard time with the Limpopo side having eliminated reigning champions Bidvest Wits and Mamelodi Sundowns on their way to the final

“Baroka won’t make it easy, they beat Sundowns and Wits," the retired defender stressed.

However, the former Charlton Athletic player backed the Buccaneers to secure a victory over Baroka and win the second Cup tournament of the season.

"But the quality of Pirates should come through and I do believe they should win because of the confidence and the way they are playing at the moment," he concluded.

Pirates, who have won the Telkom Knockout once, will be looking to end their four-year trophy drought.