DStv Premiership Match Report: Limp Orlando Pirates Crashes to Defeat Against Sekhukhune United

DStv Premiership Match Report: Limp Orlando Pirates Crashes to Defeat Against Sekhukhune United

  • Sekhukhune United brought the high-flying Orlando Pirates back down to earth this evening in Polokwane
  • Babina ba Noko defeated the Buccaneers 2-0 at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in a surprise result
  • Elia Mokwana opened the scoring in the 84th minute before Vusumzi Mncube settled the match with a 91st-minute winner

Defeat has come at the very worst moment for Orlando Pirates.

The in-form Buccaneers somehow succumbed to a 2-0 loss to Sekhukhune United at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.

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Sekhukhune United defeated Orlando Pirates 2-0 in Polokwane. Image source: @iDiskiTimes.
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The goals for Babina Ba Noko came via Elia Mokwena in the 84th minute, before Vusumzi Mncube put the result beyond doubt in the 91st minute. The disappointing visitors had James Monyane sent off in the 58th minute.

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Sekhukhune United XI: Sangare, Mobbie, Ntiya-Ntiya, Cardoso, Gyimah, Seabi, Mncube, Mntambo, Mabasa, Shai, Letsoalo.

Subs: Mtsweni, Mkhabela, Motsepe, Kabwe, Mahlangu, Leepile, Mokwena, Masina, Makhubu.

Orlando Pirates XI: Ofori, Xoki, Maela, Sibisi, Monyane, Mako, Timm, Mosele, Ndlondlo, Dlamini, Lepasa.

Subs: Mpontshane, Mthethwa, Shandu, Motshwari, Hotto, Makgaka, Saleng, Pule, Erasmus.

Orlando Pirates star Thembinkosi Lorch linked with surprise Mamelodi Sundowns move

The next transfer window or two in the DStv Premier League could produce a bombshell move.

A rumour has emerged that Orlando Pirates' star midfielder Thembinkosi Lorch could leave the club for Mamelodi Sundowns, Sports Brief reported. If true, this could be the second bit of earth-shattering business between the two clubs this season.

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A source said:

The publication continued that another source said: “Strange things happen in football so don’t be surprised if Lorch goes to Sundowns as early as January next year, when the transfer window opens.”

Striker Kermit Erasmus moved from the defending champions to their anointed challengers on the last day of the open transfer window last month.

Source: SportsBrief.com