Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates 5 Things you need to know!
Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates
The Soweto Giants meet this weekend at the FNB Stadium. The eagerly awaited derby gives a chance for the Soweto clubs and their fans to meet once more and add to the History of the derby.
Leading up to the Soweto Derby we decided to share these 5 facts about this football rivalry!
Over the decades there have been great games, big rivalries and huge personalities. These mega PSL clubs have been neck and neck since Pirates was formed.
Chiefs need all the 3 points and a change of fortune in this encounter, we expect they will go all out and should push right from the start.
1.Pirates dominance over Chiefs
While Kaizer Chiefs still have more overall, Pirates have dominated the last few seasons. The last time the Amakosi beat them outright was 6 December 2014, a 2-0 victory at the FNB stadium.
2. Derby’s are Always close
The Derby always brings the fire! The teams are never very far apart with the biggest winning margin being a 3-0 Victory to Pirates in 2001.
3. Even Steven in the PSL
Since the PSL formed in 1996 the Clubs have each won the league 4 times.
4. Chiefs and the Cup!
While it’s true that Pirates have dominated Chiefs over the last few seasons, The Amakosi are way out in front when it comes to Cup wins!
In fact Chiefs have more than double! 41 Cup wins to Pirates total of 18.
5. Pirates have ruled Africa!
Yes their Soweto rivals have a lead that will take years to narrow down, and if they want to catch them they need to start now, kaizer chiefs have never won the CAF Champions league.
Pirates have been CAF champs! In 1995 Orlando Pirates beat ASEC Mimosas 3-2 on Aggregate claiming their first CAF Champions league title.
Don’t miss Pirates vs Chiefs on Saturday 9 February at 15:30