Matlaba wants to win the Soweto derby for the fans

2017-10-20 22:17

Orlando Pirates captain Thabo Matlaba wants to repay the Buccaneers fans with a derby win over Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs.

Micho: Matlaba brings balance to the midfield

2017-09-18 13:41

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic believes Thabo Matlaba's presence in midfield adds more solidity to his side.

Pirates will secure a top 8 spot, says Matlaba

2017-05-09 12:20

Thabo Matlaba is optimistic that Orlando Pirates still have what it takes to end their PSL season in the top-eight despite two consecutive defeats.

Pirates working hard to fix things, says Matlaba

2017-04-06 12:09

Orlando Pirates defender Thabo Matlaba admits that the club are committed to improving their form after a winless streak in the PSL.

Matlaba not threatened by Van Heerden's arrival

2017-02-03 19:46

Orlando Pirates full-back Thabo Matlaba says he is not concerned by his imminent rivalry with Marc van Heerden for the left-back position.

Matlaba: We must take blame

2016-09-29 15:20

Orlando Pirates fullback Thabo Matlaba admits the Bucs' defence should take the blame for lapse in concentration against Platinum Stars.

Matlaba happy with top-eight finish

2016-05-24 14:06

Orlando Pirates captain Thabo Matlaba believes the Buccaneers have done well enough to secure a place in the top-half of the PSL.

Matlaba: Tinkler urged us to use our experience

2016-05-16 18:00

Thabo Matlaba says that the pre-match team-talk from coach Eric Tinkler is what got them over the finish line against Free State Stars.

Matlaba targets three-point haul

2016-04-08 12:45

Orlando Pirates captain Thabo Matlaba insists they will be targeting no less than all three points against Free State Stars.

Matlaba bemoans missed chances

2016-02-19 14:15

Thabo Matlaba says Orlando Pirates should have won their encounter against Free State Stars in the first-half.


Pirates held at home by Dikwena

2017-10-18 22:23

Orlando Pirates were denied a first win in three matches as Platinum Stars clinched a vital Premiership point at the FNB Stadium.

Matlaba named new Pirates captain

2017-08-19 10:15

Orlando Pirates have announced defender Thabo Matlaba as captain for the 2017-18 season.

Pirates down Chippa to move into top 8

2017-04-29 22:17

Orlando Pirates moved into the top 8 of the PSL after defeating Chippa United at Orlando Stadium.

Agent denies Matlaba unhappiness at Bucs

2017-03-29 22:14

Abbie Rasimphi, the agent of Orlando Pirates defender Thabo Matlaba, has denied that his client is unhappy at the club.

Matlaba feels honoured to lead Pirates

2017-01-25 20:51

Thabo Matlaba says wearing the captain's armband on occasion for Orlando Pirates is something he will be proud of for years to come.

Matlaba: MTN8 exit a wake-up call

2016-08-29 21:13

Orlando Pirates left-back Thabo Matlaba believes an early exit from MTN 8 cup has come as a wake-up call for team.

Matlaba eyes improvement in SSU rematch

2016-05-23 07:59

Orlando Pirates captain Thabo Matlaba admits that they will need to concentrate more in their Nedbank Cup final against SuperSport United.

Injury to keep Jele out for two-weeks

2016-04-29 11:50

Orlando Pirates defender Happy Jele has been ruled out of action for up to two weeks due to an injury.

Matlaba: We had to be focussed

2016-04-04 08:06

Orlando Pirates captain Thabo Matlaba was glad to see his side move through to the quarter-finals of the Nedbank Cup.

Matlaba out of Sundowns clash

2016-02-09 09:16

Stand-in Orlando Pirates captain Thabo Matlaba is set to miss the club's midweek clash against log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns.

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