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Pirates plunder SA title

May 21, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Orlando Pirates took the South African league title on the final day of the season as they won the trophy on goal difference from rivals Ajax Cape Town.

The Pirates, coached by former Dutch World Cup captain Ruud Krol, beat Lamontville Golden Arrows 2-1, while Ajax were held to a 2-2 draw by Maritzburg United.

Ajax had looked in control after going into the break 1-0 up, but an error by veteran goalkeeper Hans Vonk, playing the last game of his career, saw Maritzburg equalise ...

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