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Pirates 'expose' Esperance with messy dressing room pic

2019-02-04 10:14
Justin Shonga
Justin Shonga (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Orlando Pirates took to social media to 'expose' the state that CAF Champions League opponents Esperance left the away dressing room after a 0-0 draw at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

The Buccaneers kept top position in Group B after being held by Esperance in somewhat controversial fashion - after a legitimate Justin Shonga goal was ruled out for offside.

After the game Pirates decided to expose their North African opponents by tweeting an image of the state of the away dressing room, with litter scattered across the floor.

For some reason Pirates felt disgruntled that their opponents failed to leave the dressing room spotless, with the two teams later exchanging words on Twitter.

In a now deleted tweet, Pirates said: "Being a champion is not just a punchline reserved for those who win titles. It is a state of mind & above all, a responsibility. Leaving a room in this state when you’re a guest in someone’s house says a lot about one’s mentality & responsibility as a champion."

The tweet was attached with a picture of the untidy dressing room used by the Tunisian giants.

 

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