Junior Pirates in MUPC final

2011-08-06 10:09

Orlando Pirates juniors have booked a place in the final of the Manchester United Premier Cup (MUPC) following a dramatic 5-4 penalty shootout victory against Brazil’s EC Bahia.

The match, played in Manchester, ended in a 1-1 draw at the end of regulation time, with EC Bahia taking the lead in the first half and Pirates equalising in the second half.

Pirates will now play Mexico’s Pachuca FC at Old Trafford in what should prove to be a tough final.

Pachuca FC also made it to the finals last season, where they were beaten by Barcelona.

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