Mohammed Ouseb made a triumphant debut for Namibia’s Orlando Pirates when he headed in their winner.

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Posted: 23 December 2008 Time: 09:10

Former Kaizer Chiefs and Moroka Swallows defender Mohammed Ouseb made a triumphant debut for Namibia’s Orlando Pirates when he headed in their winning goal against Mighty Gunners at the weekend.

The match seemed to be heading for a draw when the Namibian Buccaneers won a corner with 10 minutes to go and Ouseb rose high to head the ball into the net.

Now 34, Ouseb has also previously played for Kaizer Chiefs and had a stint with SFK Lyn in Norway.

He was voted the 1998/99 Kick Off Footballer of the Year and last played for the Birds in April 2006 in a league match against Santos in Cape Town.

Ouseb was forced out of the professional ranks because of a recurring knee injury that saw him return to Namibia where he initially helped his former club, Chief Santos, at his home town, Tsumeb to regain their status back into the Namibian top flight football.

Previous comments on this story...

posted: 10:39 am
Orlando Pirates in Namibia..... Do you have a Kaizer Chiefs or Mamelodi Sundowns anywhere esle in the world competing in a professional league. Just another way to show that Pirates is a role model team for so many teams around the world.

By the way, what would happen if both Pirateses (hehehe) met in the African Champions League? Orlando Pirates vs Orlando Pirates?????? Hmmm... I can imagine the newspaper healines:


Hehehe,,,, how ironic!!!
Champ Lucho
posted: 11:11 am
Hey Dee, don`t worry bcos the South African Orlando Pirates will never again campaign in the African Champions League. You have to be a champion first in your own country to can go to the continent one.
posted: 12:07 pm
FRANCO, are you a Sangoma.

Pirates is the only team in South Africa that has a Star and only team that looks to be set to add a new Star. watch this Space.

I was hoping not to comment wena man.
posted: 12:16 pm
...and there is also an Orlando Pirates in Zimbabwe...
posted: 12:21 pm
hey franco..pirates is only team in southern africa with a gold star, it is not bucs' wish to have that star, we earned it .and the last time we were knocked out in the semis.,downs and thiefs havnt even try

dee nice headlines my brother
posted: 02:26 pm
FRANCO,you know nothing about Pirates as Bakaniya puts it,Pirates will surely add a star in their jersey and that simply means we are going to win the league.
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