Pirates cruise past Horoya

Bolaji Sakin of Horoya challenged by Augustine Mulenga of Orlando Pirates during the 2019 TOTAL CAF Champions League match at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto on the 18 January 2019.

Bolaji Sakin of Horoya challenged by Augustine Mulenga of Orlando Pirates during the 2019 TOTAL CAF Champions League match at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto on the 18 January 2019.

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JOHANNESBURG - Orlando Pirates secured their first win of the Caf Champions League group stage, beating Guinea outfit Horoya 3-0.

Horoya, who held SuperSport United and Mamelodi Sundowns in African group matches near Pretoria during the past two years, were unlucky to only draw with Esperance last weekend. 

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But the form that enabled them to dominate the trophy-holders was not evident and Zambian Justin Shonga netted twice in the second half after Thembinkosi Lorch opened the scoring.

A further four matchday 2 fixtures are scheduled for Saturday with the clash of the 2016 and 2017 champions, Sundowns and Wydad Casablanca from Morocco, near Pretoria the highlight

Source
AFP