Orlando Pirates midfielder Nhlakanipho Ntuli says even though he is not registered he would like to experience the CAF Champions League success with his current club.
The young skilled midfielder is currently on loan at Orlando Pirates from Dutch side FC Twente where he will join up again early next year, when his age qualifies to sign a professional contract.
The Buccaneers will battle Tunisian giants at the Orlando Stadium tomorrow night at the Orlando Stadium on in the CAF Champions League semi-final first leg.
“I would like to taste Champions League success with the club even though I am not illegible to play as I am not registered.” The 17-year old attacking midfielder who will watch from the stands said with confidence
“I am still going to Europe so the dream of the becoming the first player to win the CAF Champions League and the Uefa Champions League is still on after Benni McCarthy won only Uefa Champions League.
Orlando Pirates will also be without another star attacking midfielder in Kermit Erasmus who could not be registered after participating in the CAF Confederations Cup for former club Supersport United and Manchester United Premier Cup runner-up with Orlando Pirates under-15 team Nhlakanipho Ntuli says the club has lot of quality players to do the job in the attacking midfield role.
He concluded.“ The team has a lot of options to choose from except me and Kermit Erasmus that is why we are big club like Orlando Pirates and we should always have capable replacements in the team.