Rhulani Mokwena responds to 'offside' Orlando Pirates goal against Highlands Park


Orlando Pirates coach Rhulani Mokwena has preferred to remain coy on the controversial goal scored by his team against Highlands Park.

Park coach Owen Da Gama came out with guns blazing and believes it was a clear offside goal scored by Tshegofatso Mabaso in their 1-0 defeat to Pirates at Makhulong Stadium last night.

'ODG' even called for the second assistant official to go to jail for the mistake.

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Even though he was on the touchline next to the action, Mokwena claims he didn't see how the goal was scored by his team.

"No comment. I haven't seen it yet. I think things even themselves out at the end of the season. It's unfortunate for Owen [Da Gama] but I haven't seen it yet so I can't comment," said Mokwena before he was pressed hard to respond to Da Gama's comments.

"No comment on the nature of the goal. Look, in the history of the PSL, I was reading an article in one of the publications [KickOff.com] that we made a record of 32 shots in 90 minutes and we didn't even score a goal [in our previous match].

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"Sometimes like I said things even themselves out. The rub of the green sometimes falls on your side. Fortune favours the brave and credit to the players for being on the receiving end of that."