Absa Premiership

Pitso: We played against the whole of Soweto

2020-01-17 10:00
Pitso Mosimane
Pitso Mosimane (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - It is not often you see Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates fans united in a common cause but that was exactly the case at Orlando Stadium on Wednesday evening.

Amakhosi fans were hoping that their Sowetan neighbours would do them a favour by gaining a positive result against their nearest title rivals Sundowns.

And the Buccaneers did just that, leaving the Brazilians nine points adrift of the Glamour Boys.

The Amakhosi fans in attendance held up placards in attendance thanking their arch-rivals.

And Sundowns coach, Pitso Mosimane, said it was an unusual sight to see black and gold united at Orlando Stadium

"It's never easy to find a coalition. I saw the whole Soweto, black and white, gold and black, together," the Masandawana mentor told KickOff.

"Then I knew Mamelodi Sundowns has become a problem in the country. We played against the whole country.

"It's okay. It sends a statement. You can go look at the world club rankings and you can go look at the coach’s world rankings, I am at peace."

Sundowns take on their neighbours SuperSport United on Saturday at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.

Kick-off is at 15:30.

- TeamTalk Media

 

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Friday, 28 February 2020
Maritzburg United v Stellenbosch, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 29 February 2020
Orlando Pirates v Kaizer Chiefs, FNB Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Highlands Park, Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium 15:30
Chippa United v AmaZulu, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 18:00
SuperSport United v Wits, Mbombela Stadium 20:15
Sunday, 01 March 2020
Cape Town City v Mamelodi Sundowns, Cape Town Stadium 15:30
Bloemfontein Celtic v Baroka FC, Dr Molemela Stadium 15:30
Polokwane City v Black Leopards, Old Peter Mokaba Stadium 15:30
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