Weekend Highlights: Pirates Win the Soweto Derby but Campaign Against Women Abuse Took Center Stage


One of the most anticipated football matches on African soil was dominated by Orlando Pirates, winning 3-1 and keeping them within four points of the leaders, Mamelodi Sundows (PSL’s Man City). However, this time, the headlines were about the women of South Africa. The nation’s major influencers in the form of the most loved beer, Carling Black Label, and the two Soweto giants came together for a post-match group photo in solidarity of the #noexcuse campaign. The message was clear, “whether your team lost a football match or you are just drunk, neither should be an excuse for gender-based violence.” Here at FirstTouch, we couldn't agree more. Read more about Soweto on Supersport.