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But this season there is no question about which side was dominant, as Amakhosi did a league double over the Buccaneers.
German coach Ernst Middendorp could be hated in the Amakhosi camp because of his style of play, but his successful record against Pirates has stood the test of time.
Pirates have had their fair shares of success against Chiefs over the last couple of seasons, but this season belongs to Amakhosi.
Amakhosi and Buccaneers are siblings from the Soweto house, they have had many fights over the years, some violent, some very soft. But in the end they remain brothers.
Pirates might have lost over the weekend but it could be viewed as a case of a big brother letting his little brother have a good time at his expense because Chiefs look the more likely to win this season’s championship.
After all, siblings do fight now and then but on the street, they stand together to defeat the enemy. In this case, Sundowns would be the ‘enemy’.
Should Chiefs wins the league clubs and taverns in Soweto will be littered with jubilant Amakhosi supporters and who knows Pirates fans could join them in their celebrations at risk of being mocked by their ‘brothers’.
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