Pirates drop points in Bloemfontein


Orlando Pirates let it slip in Bloemfontein to draw 1-1 against the home side Celtic at Dr Petrus Molemela Stadium on Saturday.

Gabadinho Mhango put the Buccaneers ahead in the first half, but a long-range strike from Siphelele Luthuli drew Siwelele level late in the second half for the share of the spoils.

In other matches, Bidvest Wits secured a 2-0 win over Stellenbosch in Cape Town, courtesy of goals from Gift Motupa and Deon Hotto.

In Limpopo, Polokwane City can breathe a sigh of relief after breaking their nine-match losing streak to beat Chippa United 2-0 at Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Salulani Phiri and Charlton Mashumba were on the scoresheet for Rise and Shine.

By Tiyani wa ka Mabasa

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