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Soweto derby match report

Soweto derby match report and Kaizer Chiefs win historic 100th clash against Orlando Pirates

Kaizer Chiefs have beaten Orlando Pirates in their 100th Soweto derby at the FNB Stadium.


Samir Nurkovic scored the only goal of the match in the 54th minute with an acrobatic overhead kick.

And that’s all Kaizer Chiefs needed to hold on for a famous win which gave their hopes of a top-8 finish a boost.

The three points moved Kaizer Chiefs up to ninth place with 23 points after 19 matches while Orlando Pirates remained fourth with 35 points after 21 matches.

Kaizer Chiefs’ next assignment will be a CAF Champions League match at home against Wydad Athletic Club on Saturday, 3 April while their next DStv Premiership outing will also be at home against Stellenbosch FC on Tuesday, 6 April.

Orlando Pirates will also next be in CAF Confederation Cup action away to Al Ahly Benghazi on Sunday, 4 April, while their next DStv Premiership clash is at home against Maritzburg United on Wednesday, 7 April.


Kaizer Chiefs:

Akpeyi, Frosler, Cardoso, Mathoho, Ngezana, Mashiane, Blom, Ngcobo, Parker, Kambole, Nurkovic

Substitutes: Bvuma, Katsande, Moleko, Agay, Sasman, Zulu, Matsheke, Lesako, Radebe

Orlando Pirates

Mpontshane, Hlatshwayo, Maela, Nyauza, Mako, Monare, Motshwari, Ndlovu, Pule, Hotto, Mntambo

Substitutes: Sandilands, Mabaso, Dzvukamanja, Tshobeni, Dlamini, Jooste, Makaringe, Mabasa, Mhango
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