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Happy Jele: 'Orlando Pirates willing to fight to advance in CAF Confed Cup'

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Happy Jele (Gallo Images)
Happy Jele (Gallo Images)

Orlando Pirates captain Happy Jele on Thursday said that his side will guard against any complacency against Jwaneng Galaxy and are prepared to fight to advance to the next round of the CAF Confederations Cup on Sunday.

"We know better now our opponents who we''ll be playing against after the first-leg and we're willing to give everything and fight to advance to the next round.

"We saw that they're a good team and they gave us a tough game, despite the scoreline and we're focused on to win the game and we're determined to go to the next round.

Jele added that despite their impressive away win it is equally vital to win their home games in the competition especially taking the grueling traveling into account.

"To win your home games it definitely gives you an advantage, Jele added. "We need to make sure that we score so that we can either get a draw or win as a bare minimum.

"We need to make sure now at home that we don't concede.

Head coach Josef Zinnbauer hinted that he may rotate his squad to give certain members of his squad a much needed break with one hand on Wednesday's clash against SuperSport United.

Kick-off is the second-leg of the CAF Confed Cup second leg is on Sunday at 17:00.

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