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Ghanaians Richard Ofori and Kwame Peprah played critical roles as Orlando Pirates reached the CAF Confederation Cup semi-finals with a penalty shootout victory over Tanzanian visitors Simba SC on Sunday.

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Orlando Pirates won a stoppage-ridden quarter-final second leg 1-0 in Soweto on a headed goal from forward Peprah, with TV replays shown belatedly suggesting he had become offside. 

The simplest purpose got here simply after Democratic Republic of Congo-born Simba SC forward Crispin Mugalu, who was recommended earlier, was shown a red card for a studs-up tackle.

sick-tempered-leg showdown at 1-1 on aggregate after Simba SC received the primary stumble upon via a disputed Shomari Kapombe penalty in Dar es Salaam last Sunday.

The Orlando Pirates were fined for their actions.

Unlike Europe, wherein UEFA ties take more time first, Africa heads immediately to consequences, and the Orlando Pirates won the shootout four-to-three, with goalkeeper Ofori changing the kick that took the Buccaneers through.

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Ahly can have home advantage over the Buccaneers on May 8th, with the Buccaneers going back in shape on May 15th in Soweto.

No date or venue has been announced for the final.

The penalty shootout drama compensated the gang at Orlando Stadium after a match continuously punctuated by long delays for accidents, commonly to Simba SC players. SUPERSPORT UNITED TO SACK UNVAXXED BAFANA BAFANA STAR!

Aside from the goal, there were numerous other debatable decisions, with Orlando Pirates having two legitimate penalty appeals rejected by a Seychelles referee who struggled to maintain control.

Deon Hotto, Malawian Frank Mhango, Tshegofatso Mabasa, and Ofori converted shootout kicks for Orlando Pirates and Kapombe, captain Mohamed Hussein, and Rwandan Meddie Kagere for Simba SC.

The other semi-final in the African equivalent of the UEFA Europa League will pit TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of the Congo against 2020 Confederation Cup winners Renaissance Berkane of Morocco.

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