Narrow victory for Pirates
Orlando Pirates beat SuperSport United on penalties to go through to the semifinals of the MTN 8 tournament.
JOHANNESBURG - Orlando Pirates beat Supersport United on penalties on Sunday afternoon to go through to the semifinals of the MTN 8 tournament.
South Africa's oldest cup competition kicked off at the weekend with four exciting encounters.
The game, held at Mbombela Stadium, was 1-1 at full time and then 2-2 after 30 minutes of extra time.
Pirates then beat Supersport 4-3 on penalties.
Andile Jali was named man of the match.
The last time the two teams met in the competition was last year in the semifinal when SuperSport comfortably won the game 3-0 after Benni McCarthy received a red card in the first half.