Absa Premiership

Tinkler: I am feeling the pressure

Eric Tinkler (Supplied)
Eric Tinkler (Supplied)

Johannesburg - Eric Tinkler admits that he is feeling the pressure as his Orlando Pirates side continue their winless run against Platinum Stars.

Dikwena and Pirates shared the spoils in an Absa Premiership clash played at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

Issa Sarr was on target for the Buccaneers while Ndumiso Mabena levelled matters for the North West Tycoons.

Tinkler said he is feeling pressured as his goal is to succeed at the Sea Robbers but also hinted that it is normal for coaches to feel this way if results are not coming their way.

“Honestly speaking, yes I am feeling the pressure.” Tinkler said.

“Because all coaches in the world feel pressured when things aren’t going well at their respective teams.

“I came here (at Pirates) to succeed not to fail and even when you come across temporary obstacles you have to feel the pressure, it’s very normal.”

Pirates remain without a victory in their last five encounters in all competitions and their next assignment will be against the University of Pretoria at home on Wednesday, January 13.

Kick-off is at 19:30.

Voting Booth
What is your favourite sport to watch on TV?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Rugby
44% - 5578 votes
Cricket
11% - 1382 votes
Football
18% - 2317 votes
Athletics
2% - 280 votes
Boxing
1% - 109 votes
Cycling
2% - 282 votes
Golf
5% - 613 votes
Motorsport
8% - 992 votes
Tennis
3% - 393 votes
Water sports
1% - 109 votes
American sports
1% - 119 votes
MMA / WWE / UFC
3% - 361 votes
Vote