Icons break a sweat in legends Soweto Derby

Images via Lekgwathi on Instagram
Images via Lekgwathi on Instagram

A number of former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs stars recently broke a sweat as they battled it out in a legends' Soweto Derby!

The story

In an event headlined by the likes of Doctor Khumalo, Lucky Lekgwathi and Steve Lekoelea, among others, the opposing veterans faced each other in Giyani, Limpopo.

Scroll through the gallery above to see some of the scenes from the legends Soweto Derby

A classic rewind

Many retired stars from various eras came together to showcase whether they still have it or not as Amakhosi kitted up in their black and gold, while the Bucs were in their traditional black strip, just like the good old days!

Perhaps, as expected, Lekgwathi captained his former club, while other the opposite side it was unclear who had the armband. 

Ex-big names

The Buccaneers had a star-studded team, inclusive of Thulasizwe 'Juju' Mbuyane, Tlou 'Gautrain' Segolela and Joseph 'Dukuduku' Makhanya to name a few. Meanwhile, the Glamour Boys had Frank 'Disco' Makua, Fabian McCarthy, and Brian 'Spiderman' Baloyi.

Did you know?

The Naturena outfit got a double over their biggest rivals in the 2021/22 season, beating them 2-1 home and away.

According to Amakhosi's official website, the fastest goal in the history of the derby came after just 19 seconds from former striker Mabhuti Khenyeza in Durban in November 2007.

The highest-scoring player for Abafana Bok'thula noxolo in the fixture is Ace Ntsoelengoe, who scored 19 times against Pirates.

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