Drawing on magic

The derby between traditional arch-rivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates still spins the old magic that keeps the nation on tenterhooks for 90 minutes (well, excluding the referee's optional time).

The derby between traditional arch-rivals Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates still spins the old magic that keeps the nation on tenterhooks for 90 minutes (well, excluding the referee's optional time).

Saturday was no different with both teams - and the fans on the terraces too - displaying the passion that underlines the true spirit of South African soccer.

After the derby comes nothing else on the soccer calendar except another derby.

The national outpouring generated by the spectacle is a fitting tribute to South Africa's sporting excellence.

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