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
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
"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
Sundowns take on their neighbours SuperSport United on Saturday at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.
Kick-off is at 15:30.
- TeamTalk Media