Pirates end their season on a high with a victory over Free State Stars

Pirates end their season on a high with a victory over Free State Stars

The Orlando Pirates ended their Premiership campaign with a win against the Free State Stars at Orlando Stadium by beating the visitors two goals to one.

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Though the victory was welcomed it made no impact on the Buccaneers standing in the competition as they were set to finish as the runners-up irrespective of the outcome of the game.

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The Pirates got off to a slow start at the beginning of the match before Ntsikelelo Nyauza scored a goal but had to be taken off the field after sustaining a thigh injury.

Early in the second half the Stars equalised with a goal by Nhlanhla Vilakazi who was assisted by Paulus Masehe.

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The Bucs managed to secure a victory in the 83rd minute with a goal by Justin Shonga who beat the substitute goal keeper, Badra Ali Sangare, with a long range shot.

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