On this day in 1970, the Kaizer Chiefs took on the Orlando Pirates for the very first time and it was the beginning of an epic rivalry.
Earlier this month, the Kaizer Chiefs celebrated its 50th birthday. Now, on this day in history, the Chiefs took on the Orlando Pirates for the first time.
Taking to their official Twitter account, the Amakhosi side boasted about the historic day, writing:
"On this day in history - 24 January."
The matches between the Chiefs and Bucs became known as the Soweto derby - which is one of the most fierce soccer rival matches in the country.
According to KickOff.com, 10 goals in total were scored in the historic match. The Bucs came out victorious, winning the Amakhosi side 6-4.
Soccer fans reacted to the historic day in the comment section and Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the reactions.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported the Amakhosi side's new signing was unavailable due to delays at Home Affairs.
Chiefs signed Kenyan international Anthony Akumu earlier in January. The midfielder has been training with Chiefs for weeks, but still hasn't featured yet.
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