Orlando Pirates opened their new Absa Premiership campaign with a 3-1 win over Bloemfontein Celtic at the Orlando Stadium this evening.
The Buccaneers secured all three points thanks to Augustine Mulenga, Innocent Maela and debutant Frank Mhango, while Phunya Sele Sele’s consolation goal came from Mzwanele Mahashe.
Celtic will be back in league action next Sunday, August 11, when they host Golden Arrows, while Pirates’ next PSL encounter will be away to SuperSport United on Wednesday, August 14.
Orlando Pirates: Sandilands, Jele, Ndengane, Monyane, Maela, Motshwari, Nyatama, Pule, Memela, Shonga, Mulenga.
Subs: Mpontshane, Chabalala, Mbekile, Makaringe, Dlamini, Mhango, Ndlovu.
Bloemfotein Celtic: Chaine, Rikhotso, Letlabika, Tani, Pfumbidzai, Baloyi, Phalane, Maema, Maloisane, Masuku, Mabena.
Subs: Mabokgwane, Fikizolo, De Jongh, Ndou, Mashikinya, Potsane, Mahashe.