Diehard fans join Pirates in Cairo ‘to be part of history’

2013-11-09 14:15

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There will be at least six Orlando Pirates supporters at the Arab Constructors Stadium tomorrow evening.

With about 27 000 supporters expected, the visitors will be represented as well when Pirates take on Al Ahly in the final of the Caf Champions League at 6pm.

Three diehard supporters arrived in Cairo this morning with the other three expected later.

Luvuyo “Sixteen” Sixinti, Lethabo “Hunk” Mathobela and Paulina Diba said they were in Cairo to bring the cup home.

“We couldn’t afford to miss this one. It’s the biggest and we want to be part of history,” said Mathobela, from Mokopane.

He said they had no doubt Pirates would lift the trophy tomorrow.

The trio said their love for Pirates goes way beyond the country’s borders.

“We want the players to know we are here for them so we spent our money to come here. We’ll be making noise with our vuvuzelas,” said Sixinti.


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