Phakaaathi Reporter
Football writer
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13 Aug 2016
5:30 pm

Pirates snatch Maize Cup from Dikwena

Phakaaathi Reporter

Orlando Pirates defeated Platinum Stars 3-1 on penalties in the Maize Cup on Saturday afternoon at Moruleng Stadium in Rusternburg.

Felipe Ovono of Orlando Pirates (Gavin Barker/BackpagePix)

Felipe Ovono was the star of the game as he saved three spotkicks in the penatly shootout, Ovono came on as a substitute in the second half replacing fellow shotstopper Jackson Mabokgwane.

Pirates enjoyed most of the possession in the early stages of the game before Stars flipped the game on it head and created more scoring chances in the first half.