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Orlando Pirates fans are expectant on Soweto Derby Day. Image: BackpagePix

Orlando Pirates living rent-free in Kaizer Chiefs fans heads

Orlando Pirates seem to have gotten under the skin of multiple Kaizer Chief fans. Just check out what we found on Twitter.

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Orlando Pirates fans are expectant on Soweto Derby Day. Image: BackpagePix

While Orlando Pirates prepare for a massive MTN8 final, Kaizer Chiefs fans are left to make a noise online.

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Just go and search for MTN8 and Orlando Pirates on Twitter and you’ll find plenty of Chiefs fans weighing in with their opinions. Healthy rivalries make football the special game what we love. Rivalries would be nothing without a bit of resentment and animosity between fans, but it’s all good, healthy and part of the game we love.

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Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs fans mixing
You’d be forgiven for thinking so, but Saturday’s blockbuster Soweto derby is not the only DStv Premiership fixture scheduled this weekend! Photo: Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

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It’s common knowledge that Kaizer Chiefs haven’t won a trophy since 2015, when they lifted the 2014-15 DStv Premiership title. Pirates fans don’t need a second invitation to remind them of that fact.

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Orlando Pirates living rent-free in Chiefs heads?

We all know that Chiefs beat Pirates in the Soweto Derby just a week ago, but that’s a thing of the past now. The reality is that the Buccaneers are contesting a cup final this evening and Chiefs are just praying that they lose, from the comfort of their couch at home. They’d must rather be shouting for their own side in a cup final, yet here we are.

Wouldn’t you rather be in a cup final? @mpolomohafa / Twitter.

Pirates fans can also dish out the childish banter, but perhaps they should wait until they rectify their admittedly terrible record in finals since 2013?

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Maybe this is foolish until Pirates actually sort out their poor record in finals. @undu_mk / Twitter

The fact of the matter is that Chiefs live rent-free in Pirates fans heads too. It’s a symbiotic relationship that will never die.

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