South African side Orlando Pirates believe they are still in the contest after being held to a 1-1 draw by Etoile du Sahel in the home leg of their African Confederation Cup final on Saturday. The Buccaneers now head to Tunisia for Sunday’s return as the underdogs, but mindful of their own history in which
Pirates seek rare COSAFA success in African club competition
South African side Orlando Pirates have the chance to claim a rare bit of success for COSAFA sides in African club competitions when they contest the final of the African Confederation Cup starting this weekend. The first leg of their deciding tie is against Tunisian giants Etoile du Sahel at the Orlando Stadium on Saturday,
Pirates upset Al Ahly to seal place in Confed Cup final!
COSAFA club side Orlando Pirates booked their place in the final of the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Egyptian giants Al Ahly, claiming the tie 5-3 on aggregate. Pirates had a slender 1-0 advantage from last weekend’s first leg but were 2-0 down midway through the second half
COSAFA club Pirates seek place in Confed Cup final
Ninety minutes of resolve is needed from COSAFA club Orlando Pirates to overcome the continent’s most prestigious side and book themselves a place in the African Confederation Cup. The South African side take a slender one-goal lead to Egypt tomorrow night for a game where they can expect to face a fulsome home attack as