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TBT – When Lorch Stunned Chiefs With His 30yard Screamer

With another instalment of the Soweto Derby on the horizon, we throw it back to the time when Thembinkosi Lorch lit up the FNB Stadium with one of the sauciest goals fixtures has seen in recent years. Have a look!

To see images of the abovementioned Soweto derby, scroll through the gallery above

What’s the story?

The day is 27 July 2019 and the FNB Stadium is packed to its rafters. Chiefs and Pirates were set to take each other on in the Carling Black Label Cup and the supporters were in for a treat.

As for the result, Pirates walked away with the bragging rights on the day after a 2-0 win in the curtain-raiser for the 2019/20 season.

Chiefs Vs Pirates – The Soweto Derby PUMA Gang

A Lorch Special

With the game providing a number of highlights, it was Lorch’s wonder strike on the half-hour mark that had fans buzzing in the stadium, while supporters went ballistic on social media.

Off the back of a dazzling African Cup of Nations tournament, Lorch was in high spirits in the tie which was best demonstrated when he bent one in from 30 yards out as Bruce Bvuma had no answer to his curling effort.

Check it out:

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