SPORTS DAY: Hot words fly after hectic weekend soccer

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SPORTS DAY: Hot words fly after hectic weekend soccer

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‘Parker dived like he was getting into a pool’

Orlando Pirates coach Rulani Mokwena was enraged with the penalty that gave bitter rivals Kaizer Chiefs a 3-2 victory over his side at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday. He likened Bernard Parker’s fall to the ground when he was touched by Paseka Mako to a big dive into a swimming pool. “Parker goes and gets a swimming pool [dive], but I can’t talk too much about it,” Mokwena said of the 84th-minute penalty, which helped Chiefs break their five-year winless run against their rivals in the Absa Premiership...

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