Phakaaathi Reporter
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11 Feb 2018
12:02 pm

I had to prove myself – Morrison

Phakaaathi Reporter

Following his brace against Ajax Cape Town in the Nedbank Cup last 32, Orlando Pirates forward Bernard Morrison says he had to prove that he deserves to play for the club.

Bernard Morrison (Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix)

Morrison scored in each half to give the Buccaneers a 2-0 win and a spot in the last 16 of the competittion at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday evening.

“First and foremost, I would like to thank the management and technical team for giving me the chance to play for the club again because there were lots of talks before of me wanting to leave, but I thank the club management for standing by me and giving me the opportunity to play for the club again,” Morrison told SuperSport after the game.

READ: Morrison brace sinks Ajax

Morrison also revealed the talk he had with Pirates assistant coach Rhulani Mokwena before the game.

“I had a meeting with Rhulani in the hotel, and he said he is giving me the opportunity to perform. I have to prove to the supporters and myself that I can do better. So if I didn’t grab this opportunity there’s no way I was going to represent this club again. So I had to prove to Rhulani that I deserve the opportunity giving to me,” concluded Morris.

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