Rethabile Soso of Baroka FC tackled by Justice Chabalala of Orlando Pirates during the Absa Premiership match between Baroka FC and Orlando Pirates at the Loftus Stadium in Pretoria on the 30 November 2016©Samuel Shivambu/Backpagepix
Friday Feb 03, 2017. 14:00
New Chippa United defender Justice Chabalala says they must do better to improve the club's fortunes.
The Chilli Boys central defender joins the club on a loan from Orlando Pirates and he was unveiled on Wednesday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
Speaking during his unveiling, the former Free State Stars defender expressed delight in joining Dan Malesela's side.
"I want to say I'm happy to play for Chippa United and I'm very happy to be here," said Chabalala to Kick-Off.com.
"I'm here to achieve something and to get some success and I think we can do better.
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"Of course I've seen Chippa play before and I've played against Chippa and they're playing nice football and it's like England football, [but] I think we can do better than we're doing before I came here.
"I think I'll bring something here. Like the coach said, we're struggling at the back so for me with my confidence, I'll work for this team and I think, because we're working together as the team, we laugh, we will achieve something.”
Apart from Chabalala, United signed Donald Mokondelela and Sello Japhta from Malesela's former side, Pirates.
The Chilli Boys will be hoping to register their first win in 2017 when they host Baroka FC in their next Absa Premiership tie next Tuesday at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.