Absa Premiership

Aka: Easy to plan for Pirates

Brice Aka (Gallo Images)
Brice Aka (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Jomo Cosmos striker Brice Aka is adamant that his team can beat Orlando Pirates not once, but three times this season.

Cosmos have already beaten the Buccaneers in the Premiership, a 1-0 win at Olen Park in January, and face them in the league again this weekend, as well as in Nedbank Cup last-16.

"We know they will want to beat us because we beat them and they will also want to do well at their home ground to please their supporters. We know that and we are ready for anything," Aka said after the Nedbank Cup draw.

"If we do the same thing we did in the first game I'm positive we will win. When we play the big teams the coach (Jomo Sono) doesn't have to motivate us. The only thing he does is to pick the right team he believes will do a good job.

"It's easy to plan against them because we watch them on TV every week. But we need to be focused and not make many mistakes because they will punish you."

Jomo Sono's side are in 14th position in the league standings, while Pirates lie seventh, both teams having nine top-flight matches this term.

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