Ajax CT coach Ertugral expects tough Pirates clash in Soweto

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File: Muhsin Ertugral, Coach of Ajax Cape Town celebrates his teams win against Orlando Pirates at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 31 January 2018.

File: Muhsin Ertugral, Coach of Ajax Cape Town celebrates his teams win against Orlando Pirates at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 31 January 2018.

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File: Muhsin Ertugral, Coach of Ajax Cape Town celebrates his teams win against Orlando Pirates at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 31 January 2018.

File: Muhsin Ertugral, Coach of Ajax Cape Town celebrates his teams win against Orlando Pirates at Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town on 31 January 2018.

APE TOWN - Ajax Cape Town head coach Muhsin Ertugral expects a different ball game altogether at Orlando Stadium this weekend in a Nedbank Cup Round of 32 showdown.

The Urban Warriors thumped their top-flight counterparts 3-0 in an Absa Premiership clash last week, but Orlando Pirates have an opportunity for swift revenge when they host the Cape side in Soweto on Saturday evening (start at 8.15pm).

READ: Ajax give Pirates a 3-0 drubbing in the Mother City

“It will be a different game altogether,” said Ertugral.

“I can’t wait for kick-off at Orlando Stadium. I know how difficult it is for opposing teams to play in Soweto.

“Micho is a great coach and they are very close to success under his guidance. We know how difficult this game will be.

“They will come at us, but I think they’ll be a little bit more cautious this time around,” he concluded.