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Arrows stab Pirates

Mon, 28 October 2013 03:03
by Michael Uugwanga
Sports

A week after its pace-setting act at African Stars, former champions, Orlando Pirates, received a lecture of the season for losing 0-2 to Eleven Arrows last Saturday in its own backyard; Sam Nujoma stadium.
Arrows opened the score line in the third minute, through defender, Olavi Shiningiyamwe
Shiningiyame scored from a Gordon Nunuhe corner-kick after a mix-up in the Pirates rearguard, before Jacques Uwu-Khaeb capitalised on a mistake by Pirates’ keeper, Michael Xamseb, in the second half.
Xamseb had spilled a Reynold Eiseb shot, right into the path of Uwu-Khaeb.
The result, however, was not a true reflection of the match, as Pirates enjoyed much of the possession but lacked the killing instinct in front of goal; and when they did, they found 22-year-old Arrows’ goalie, Fanuel Merero, unwavering.
If it were not for Merero, Pirates could have made amends with the 10 corner-kicks they took compared to Arrows’ three.
 Merero stopped a Nicky Musambani header with an acrobatic move that resulted in a corner-kick.
 Moments later, Merero was at it denying another open header from Terry Uiseb.
Referee, Mathew Gottlieb, handed Pirates a penalty in the 30th minute after Ronaldo Tsowaseb was brought down by Shiningiyamwe.
Tsowaseb was denied by the woodwork.
Pirates coach, Ali Akan, was on the receiving end from his own supporters after the match as they turned against him with abusive words.
Akan would be left to lick his own wounds after midfield magician, Rudi Louw, was left out of the starting 11.
It was Arrows’ first victory after losing their first league match to Civics.
Other MTC/NPL results:
Civics 1-0 Ramblers,
 Tura Magic 0-0 African Stars,
 United Stars 1-0 Black Africa,
 Blue Boys 4-2 Rundu Chiefs,
 Blue Waters 0-2 Tigers.