Takesure Chinyama scored four goals after Sifiso Myeni’s opener to all but secure the Buccaneers’ progression to the next round of the CAF Champions League.
The result was achieved without stars like Siyabonga Sangweni, Happy Jele and Collins Mbesuma, but they will be back as Pirates look to regain top spot in the League standings.
“We rested the three players for a reason, but we also had to be careful not to weaken the side too much,” De Sa says. “We need these players for our PSL matches and the scoreline means we can fully focus on the PSL. We will be going into our second leg match with no pressure.”
Pirates’ next League match is against high-flying Platinum Stars, who beat Ajax Cape Town 3-0 yesterday.