South African news

McCarthy seals title for Pirates

May 19, 2012
By Firdose Moonda
Benni McCarthy, the former Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United striker, scored two goals in the last half hour on the final day of South Africa's Premier Soccer League (PSL) season to ensure Orlando Pirates won their second successive title.

Pirates were top of the table going into the final day, two points above their original Soweto rivals Moroka Swallows, and were crowned champions after they beat Golden Arrows 4-2 at Durban's Moses Mabhida Stadium. Swallows did all they could to stay ...

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