CAF Confederations Cup

Matlaba nearing Bucs return

Orlando Pirates defender Thabo Matlaba expects to be back in action for the Soweto giants when they face Zamalek in CAF Confederations Cup action.

Phungwayo taking travel strain

Orlando Pirates defender Patrick Phungwayo admits the constant travelling to games outside of South Africa is starting to have adverse effects on the squad.

Mhlongo wants winning culture

Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo has called on his team-mates to create a culture of success to bring the glory days back to the club.

PSL CEO congratulates Pirates

Premier Soccer League CEO Brand de Villiers has praised Orlando Pirates following their qualification to the CAF Confederations Cup semi-finals on Saturday.

Makola hoping for Al-Ahly final

Orlando Pirates midfielder Mpho Makola is hoping to face Al Ahly in the final of the CAF Confederation Cup after helping his side secure a place in the semi-finals.

Tinkler targets CAF group summit

Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler has targeted the CAF Confederations Cup group B summit following their semi-final qualification.

Ovono praise for Buccaneers

Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Felipe Ovono had several positives to take way from his side's performance following a 2-0 victory over AC Leopards in the CAF Confederation Cup.

Pirates ease past Leopards

Mpho Makola and Oupa Manyisa both scored as Orlando Pirates beat AC Leopards in their CAF Confederations Cup clash at Orlando Stadium on Saturday night.

Manyisa: We're not there yet

Orlando Pirates may be on the brink of a place in the CAF Confederations Cup semi-finals, but Oupa Manyisa has reminded the team they are "not there yet".

Rooi can play back-up keeper

Former Orlando Pirates midfielder Thulasizwe Mbuyane has backed defender Rooi Mahamutsa to slot in as goalkeeper if required against AC Leopards on Saturday.

Orlando Pirates v AC Leopards

Orlando Pirates will have the chance to book their place in the CAF Confederations Cup semi-finals when they host AC Leopards at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

Bucs wary of wounded Leopards

Orlando Pirates head coach Eric Tinkler is expecting AC Leopards pull out all the stops in their CAF Confederation Cup Group B clash at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

Duarte: Pirates something else

CS Sfaxien coach Paulo Duarte is convinced Orlando Pirates are one of the favourites to win the CAF Confederation Cup after his side lost to Eric Tinkler's men on Saturday.

Deadly Pirates sink Sfaxien

Orlando Pirates all but secured their passage to the CAF Confederation Cup semi-finals following a 2-0 win over CS Saxien at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.

Orlando Pirates v CS Sfaxien

Orlando Pirates will be looking for a repeat performance when they host CS Sfaxien in a CAF Confederation Cup group stage clash at Orlando Stadium on Saturday.


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