'Middendorp mentions Kaizer Chiefs for relevancy, struggling Amakhosi on par with high-flying Orlando Pirates' - Fans

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Football lovers in South Africa react to claim made that Bucs are at par with Masandawana

Swallows coach Ernst Middendorp recently suggested Orlando Pirates are on Mamelodi Sundowns' level after his team lost 4-1 in the Premier Soccer League on Friday.

Monnapule Saleng ran the show and ensured Jose Riveiro's team were on course to challenge for the Caf Champions League spot.

After the match, Middendorp insisted the Sea Robbers have massive quality and can match Masandawana, who have dominated the league in recent years.

However, some fans did not take agree with the veteran former Kaizer Chiefs coach.

  1. Tactic to get Chiefs job?
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    Tactic to get Chiefs job?

    Middendorp is making Kaizer Chiefs jealous so they call him back - Yondela Blaq Milk

  2. No team can match Downs' depth

    No team can match Downs' depth

    It is true, except for depth because Mamelodi Sundowns have good players on the bench and stands. They can field a completely new lineup and still win. But besides that other teams can match Sunclowns if the game plan is well executed on the day - Blackie Swart

  3. Middendorp obsessed with Masandawana

    Middendorp obsessed with Masandawana

    If Swallows don't fire him now, then they won't see the next fixture for 2023/24 season. Middendorp is obsessed with Sundowns; funny he could see that now, he has been in our country for years failing clubs like Maritzburg United. It is worse - Nonhlanhla Mabaso

  4. Technical team letting Pirates

    Technical team letting Pirates

    When it comes to players, Orlando Pirates have the best players who should be competing with Downs but our technical team is letting us down - Sizani Dopholo

  5. Masandawana to continue dominating?

    Masandawana to continue dominating?

    There won't ever be a squad like Downs in the Premier Soccer League, anytime soon. They're incomparable and too good for all these South African teams - Siya M Malinga

  6. Management interfering with coaches' jobs

    Management interfering with coaches' jobs

    It is true but Pirates' problem is management getting involved in coaches' jobs year-in, year-out - Sinoxollo Ka Zakade

  7. Pirates can be humiliated by Downs

    Pirates can be humiliated by Downs

    Any day any time, the Pirates' squad can be humiliated by Masandawana - Tshepo Sebogodi

  8. Fact, but Bucs have no coach!

    Fact, but Bucs have no coach!

    Truth nothing else! Just that we don't have a coach! Anyway, up Bucs! - Nwnkw Kanu

  9. Chiefs have same points as Pirates

    Chiefs have same points as Pirates

    The struggling Kaizer Chiefs have the same points as the high-flying Orlando Pirates - Hotama Tshifhiwa Hutamo

  10. Middendorp want attention

    Middendorp want attention

    Shame, always want to mention Chiefs so that they can appear relevant - Goitsemang Thabo Shirinda