Fans applaud Pirates' win

2013-08-19 12:12
Daine Klate (Gallo Images)
Johannesburg - Sport24 readers have praised Orlando Pirates for their outstanding performance against Zamalek in the CAF Champions League.

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Orlando Pirates completed a rare double with their second Egyptian scalp in a fortnight, with a rampant 4-1 victory over Zamalek in their CAF Champions League Group A match at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

Goals from Lennox Bacela, Tlou Segolela, Sifiso Myeni and Daine Klate helped Pirates rise to a four goal total few would have expected.

This is what Sport24 readers had to say about Pirates' outstanding performance:

"Against Ahl Ahly they said we beat a hungry team, i wonder whats their excuse now." - Willow Segole

"Seems like the Buccaneers are on #PSL diet...strictly specialising in Egyptian meals." - Elcana Sam

"The commitment,, drive, verve that the Buccaneers show when playing in the Caf Champions League is something to behold...It's a little bit disturbing to see that they do not translate that to the PSL games....however, it was a splendid performance by the Buccaneers." - ES

"Al Ahly, Zamalek, TP Mazembe......African Champions League winners and top teams in African football falling to the might of the Buccaneers..." - ES

"Well done Pirates. deserved it. # Flagship team of SA football." - Demetri Sharkie Gionnopolis

"Mzansi magic... Up the Bucs, displaying the best soccer in SA." - Cosmo4n

"Pirates have shown us how good they can be." - Esana Wa Moshasha

"Pirates are really are serious contenders for this tournament." - Kamogele Majoe

"Well done Pirates!!! I am a Chiefs supporter but i think Bucs deserve a hat off." - Phiri-Mokgoro Nketsang Loselo

"Big up Pirates, you are making us proud! March on sea robbers, march on." - Ndoutt Thomas

"Awe mabakhabakha awe, another STAR on its way." - Maleke Ramaditse

"For Mandela! Up de Bucs!" - Eric Meyer

"Bucs are really doing wonders in this competition although we know that the chairman is the one taking control of the team not the coach,thumbs to the colonel and his troops. I am smelling the 2nd star." - Mashabam

"Breaking News: Zamalek has lodged a complain to Caf. They are complaining about why Pirates fielded the national team players against them which where Proudly South Africans. Once a Pirates always me." - Ncedo

"With a perfomance of this calibre nothing can ever stop Bucselona this is what we know Buccaneers of, well done "PIRATES OF SA." - Dion Job

Pirates fans were ecstatic after another big win against Zamalek. (Gallo Images)

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