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PIRATES WINNERS FOR A THIRD TIME
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Congrats to all those concerned at Pirates. First trophy in the cabinet...
***ORLANDO PIRATES WIN THE 2014 CARLING BLACK LABEL CUP***
Thabo Matlaba the hero for the Buccaneers as he converts the winning penalty to give the Happy People early season bragging rights with a 6-5 penalty shootout victory!
Chiefs' NINTH penalty coming up...
And it's MISSED!
Gaxa hits the right upright
Another chance for Pirates to win... NO!
Rooi Mahamutsa's penalty is saved by Khune!
Advantage Pirates as Mashamaite's penalty is SAVED!
Chiefs 5-5 Pirates
Fantastic penalty by Ntshumayelo who beats Khune diving to his right
Pirates have a chance to win, but the DRAMA CONTINUES as Seanego's penalty is SAVED by Khune!
Chiefs 4-4 Pirates
Fans can't watch...
Erick Mathoho MISSES!
Pirates HAVE to score to avoid losing
Issa Sarr up next... he SCORES!
Willard Katsande steps up for Chiefs - and SCORES!
Chiefs 4-3 Pirates
Getting serious for Pirates now...
Chiefs 3-3 Pirates
Lebese gives Chiefs the LEAD!
In off the under side of teh crossbar
Chiefs 3-2 Pirates
Pirates banking on Siyabonga Sangweni - but he MISSES!
Another penalty that hits the crossbar
Chiefs 2-2 Pirates
Dladla up next for Chiefs... he SCORES!
Oupa Manyisa SCORES for Pirates!
Chiefs 1-2 Pirates
Chiefs' second penalty by George Maluleka MISSES!
Carbon copy of his penalty in normal time - hits the crossbar
Lennox Bacela up for Pirates
Chiefs 1-1 Pirates
The first Chiefs penalty by Masango is SCORED!
OK, HERE WE GO...
Chiefs to take the first penalty...
So, after fans spent hundreds of thousands of rand on beer, SMSs and then tickets on top of that, we've had absolutely no quality whatsoever— Joe Crann (@YesWeCrann) July 26, 2014
So, after fans spent hundreds of thousands of rand on beer, SMSs and then tickets on top of that, we've had absolutely no quality whatsoever
One of Chiefs' Itumeleng Khune or Pirates' Senzo Meyiwa will be a hero today
Ke mathata fela!!!— Marks Maponyane (@MarksMaponyane) July 26, 2014
Ke mathata fela!!!
For the third time in four years the Carling Black Label Cup will be decided on penalties
95' - If this match was to be decided on points, Pirates would be winners
But Chiefs still have a chance as we head towards the dreaded penalty shootout...
90'+ - Into extra-time and there will be NINE minutes played!
Thanks in main to Happy Jele's injury and the amount of time it took for the fans' changes to be made
89' - CHIEFS CHANGE
Masango on for Letsholonyane
88' - NOT A SINGLE SLICE OF CHEESE
Or yellow card for those wondering
A match played in fantastic spirit by two bitter rivals
86 minutes gone and still no goal let alone goals, penalty struck with anger by George MALULEKA only to hit the cross bar— Marks Maponyane (@MarksMaponyane) July 26, 2014
86 minutes gone and still no goal let alone goals, penalty struck with anger by George MALULEKA only to hit the cross bar
84' - YET ANOTHER PIRATES CHANGE
Ntshumayelo comes on for Erasmus
Chiefs happy to stick with pretty much their starting XI
83' - CHANGE FOR PIRATES
Klate is replaced by youngster Maselaelo 'Shakes' Seanego
79' - No matter the result, Pirates will be encouraged by their performance particularly in midfield today
Bodes well for the upcoming PSL season - starting on August 8
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75' - 15 minutes of normal time remain
Please let's have a winner!
Penalties too painful to contemplate...
71' - A SECOND PIRATES CHANGE
Another substitution in quick succession
Makola comes on to replace Myeni
70' - PIRATES SUBSTITUTION
With 20 minutes remaining, Majoro receives a rapturous and warm applause from The Ghost as he is replaced by Bacela
62' - Touchline reports suggest Jele was short of breath and struggling to breathe
Here's wishing Jele a speedy recovery
60' - Not good news for Pirates fans as Happy Jele is stretchered off after clutching his chest
Medics give him an oxygen mask
Replaced by Nyauza
50' Issa Sarr makes his competitive debut for @Orlando_Pirates pic.twitter.com/reRMP2EA9i— Orlando Pirates FC (@Orlando_Pirates) July 26, 2014
50' Issa Sarr makes his competitive debut for @Orlando_Pirates pic.twitter.com/reRMP2EA9i
The auditors come down with the result of the substitution vote. 1st change for @Orlando_Pirates is Issa Sarr. pic.twitter.com/dq0IsQiSat— Orlando Pirates FC (@Orlando_Pirates) July 26, 2014
The auditors come down with the result of the substitution vote. 1st change for @Orlando_Pirates is Issa Sarr. pic.twitter.com/dq0IsQiSat
Katlego Mphela off for Chiefs while Tlou Segolela leaves the field for Pirates
52' - Very different - yet exciting - change from your normal football match
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