My new Pirates teammates welcomed me with open arms – Makgaka


Orlando Pirates new recruit – Collins Makgaka has accepted to his nervousness after he arrived at his new home and has been thinking of how his first day at the club will unfold

However, the 24-year old former Baroka FC midfielder is excited that everyone at the club welcomed him with open arms.

Eish, I was nervous. Like really nervous. The thought of meeting my new coaches and new teammates was daunting. I kept playing out different scenarios in my head on how the first day would go,” Makgaka told Bucs media.

My meeting went very well. The guys were very accommodating, they welcomed me with open arms.”

The midfielder claimed to be facing hard time at training on his first day. But said he is working hard to meet up with the rest of his teammates.

As for the training, it was a bit tough obviously this is understandable because I haven’t been playing for a while now but I’m already working hard to catch up on the lost time in order to get back to where I used to be fitness wise.”

Makgaka is among the new four signings completed by the Buccaneers so far, which include – Thulani Hlatshwayo, Deon Hotto, and Terrence Dzukamanja.

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