Edwin Gyimah stars for Orlando Pirates in Soweto derby

Edwin Gyimah PlayerGhana defender Edwin Gyimah

Ghana defender Edwin Gyimah played full throttle as his side Orlando Pirates drew 1-1 with Kaizer Chiefs at FNB Stadium on Saturday afternoon in the Soweto derby.

Gyimah headed home a free kick from Thabo Qalinge on 25 minutes but the referee controversially ruled it out as the latter player had sent in his cross before the whistle blew.

Chiefs created the better opportunities in the remainder of the first half, but William Twala and Abraw were both unable to find the back of the net, leaving the match 1-0 in favour of the team in gold and black at the interval.

On 69 minutes, Pirates restored parity, with a long throw-in from Ayanda Gcaba glanced just inside the far post by Thamsanqa Gabuza to make it 1-1.