CAF Confederations Cup

Injury boost for Buccaneers

Orlando Pirates have been boosted by the news Lennox Bacela has returned to full training as they continue preparations for the second leg of their CAF Confederations Cup play-off.

Tinkler retains Pirates reins

Orlando Pirates have confirmed caretaker coach Eric Tinkler will continue in his role for at least the remainder of their CAF Confederations Cup campaign.

Manyisa praises Bucs character

Orlando Pirates captain Oupa Manyisa praised his teammates' determination after their 2-0 win over AS Kaloum in the CAF Confederation Cup third round first leg.

AS Kaloum 0-2 Pirates

Orlando Pirates put one foot into the CAF Confederations Cup group stages after seeing off AS Kaloum 2-0 in the first leg of their play-off clash in Mali on Friday evening.

Gcaba expects Kaloum challenge

Ayanda Gcaba says Orlando Pirates face a difficult test against AS Kaloum in the CAF Champions League, especially due to off-the-field circumstances.

AS Kaloum v Orlando Pirates

Orlando Pirates will be looking to put one foot in the CAF Confederations Cup group stages when they face AS Kaloum in the play-offs on Friday.

Bibo eyes African glory

Orlando Pirates midfielder Thandani Ntshumayelo insists the side will be looking to end their season on a high by aiming for glory in the CAF Confederations Cup.

Moloi rues Bucs complacency

Orlando Pirates assistant coach Tebogo Moloi admits missing out on continental football next season is a major blow for the Soweto giants.

Tinkler wary of Kaloum threat

Orlando Pirates coach Eric Tinkler revealed he would have preferred to have drawn one of the giants of African football in the CAF Confederation Cup, rather than Kaloum.

Wolves confident of progress

Nigeria Premier League outfit Warri Wolves are supremely confident they will qualify for the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup this season.

Tinkler lauds Pirates duo

Eric Tinkler was thrilled with Orlando Pirates' performance against CF Mounana on Saturday, and made special mention of Sifiso Myeni and Thamsanqa Gabuza.

Orlando Pirates 3-0 CF Mounana

Kermit Erasmus bagged a hat-trick as Orlando Pirates eased to a 3-0 win over CF Mounana and a 4-2 aggregate victory to progress in the CAF Champions League.

Pirates v CF Mounana

Orlando Pirates will be looking to push home their advantage against CF Mounana when the sides resume hostilities in the CAF Confederations Cup on Saturday.

Jele eyes cup redemption

Orlando Pirates defender Happy Jele is hopeful the team can make up for an abject PSL campaign by making a deep run in the CAF Confederations Cup.

Tinkler expects Mounana scalp

Eric Tinkler is expecting nothing less than a clean sheet when Pirates face CF Mounana in the second leg of their CAF Confederations Cup clash on Saturday.

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