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Pirates downed in CL opener

2012-02-19 17:36

Port Elizabeth - Orlando Pirates were beaten 3-1 by Recreativo do Libolo of Angola, in their African Champions League opener at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Sunday.

The goals for the visitors were scored by Maieco Domingos Henrique, scoring in both the 12th and 16th minute to make it to 2-0 to Recreativo do Libolo.

Henri Camara scored just after the hour mark as he made 3-0.

Rooi Mahamutsa scored a consolation goal for the Buccaneers deep into injury time, to salvage some pride for the South African premiership champions.

Scorers:

Pirates: Mahamutsa Petrus Rooi (93rd min)

Recreativo do Libolo: Maieco Domingos Henrique (12th, 16th), Henri Camara (62nd).

SAPA

Comments
  • Trevor - 2012-02-19 18:20

    Can only agree with you Andy P.E. sport venues have always been bad omen to S.A. Sports. Its as if the vudeo of the ANC lives there it is back end of the country.

  • Anele - 2012-02-19 18:42

    Mabhaka bhaka kwenzenjani? Shaaapa Khosi Shapa!

  • mlahleki - 2012-02-19 19:10

    to the bucanneer fans and supporters, we still hold the title regardless of what went down today

  • Paulo - 2012-02-19 20:15

    go Angola!! Beat the "pirates." They don't know how to take over the ship.

      Tsholo Kambule - 2012-02-21 06:41

      Tsholo Kambule - 2012-02-22 06:46

      V

  • wmatinyana - 2012-02-20 08:48

    PIRATES IS GONE ADD ANOTHER STAR*TO THERE JERSEY HA HA HA TLE TLE TLE,CANT WAIT FOR THE SECOND ROUND TLEEEEEEEEEETLEEEEEEEEEE

  • cornelius.mahlangu - 2012-02-20 11:03

    they talking too much.we just want action from Pie Rats.

      wmatinyana - 2012-02-20 11:45

      SUGEZA WENA U MEAN THEY ARE (PIE RATS) LIKE EMTY VECELLS??

  • wmatinyana - 2012-02-20 11:47

    SIYA DUDU ZAAA,SORRY MABAKANIYA SORRRRRRRRRRRRRY

  • lmapheto - 2012-02-20 15:15

    Hard Luck Mabuccaneer..."The resiliance of the human spirit" Don Materra...Dr. Khoza Please do something with the technical staff (coaching) before its too late...we need consistancy as Champions...better luck next time...Thabang...

  • Tokollo - 2012-02-20 15:48

    Once a Pirate always a Pirate, Up the Bucs. This was a very disappointing results but we will rally behind our team 100%.

  • fezbodla - 2012-02-20 19:49

    i am the khosi fan,i felt so sad about the results on sunday.we need that trophy in SA again.

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