In an extraordinary interview with KnowAfrika, an Orlando Pirates midfielder opened up about his present day situation at the club.
29-year-old Xola Mlambo has fallen down the pecking order at Pirates this season ever in view that Head Coach Josef Zinnbauer’s arrival at the club, with his ultimate appearance for the Soweto side dating again to November 2019.
In trouble 1183 of Soccer Laduma, the midfielder was requested whether following discussions with the head coach related to his future, he feels that he should nevertheless be in the German mentor’s plans going forward, notwithstanding being left out of the squad in the past few months.
“When we spoke the closing time, there used to be self-belief from him. There had been sure things that he saw and positive things which he appreciates and sees and there’s sure things he didn’t recognize I have. So, I’d say from the conversations we have been having, there is a chance, you know,” Mlambo went on to say.
“He has said a lot, to be honest. The opportunity (to play) might no longer come now. It would possibly come later and if it takes place that it does no longer come, then it’s life. We spoke and he aligned a lot of things to me.
Honestly, I am happy we had the conversations we had because they helped an person grow as well. There are positive matters you probably don’t be aware of about yourself and you can discover them from different people,” the midfielder added.