Orlando Pirates

Orlando Pirates news: Micho promises opportunities to fringe players

‘Everyone will have a time and place’

Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic had guarded against an unhappy camp, giving assurances that all his players will eventually get a chance this season.

Match Centre

Next 3 Fixtures Venue
03/10 @ 19:30 vs Golden Arrows Orlando Stadium
06/10 @ 20:15 vs AmaZulu King Zwelithini Stadium
27/10 @ 15:30 vs Kaizer Chiefs FNB Stadium
Log Position
Pos Team P W D L +/- Pts
1 Orlando Pirates 8 4 2 2 3 14
2 Bidvest Wits 7 4 1 2 7 13
3 Kaizer Chiefs 8 3 4 1 5 13
Top Scorers
  • Augustine Mulenga - 2
  • Vincent Pule - 2
  • Innocent Maela - 1
  • Ben Motshwari - 1
  • Thembinkosi Lorch - 1
  • Justin Shonga - 1
  • Gladwin Shitolo - 1

Transfers

IN
from
Tercious Malepe
Ajax Cape Town
Gift Motupa
Baroka FC
Vincent Pule
Bidvest Wits
Ben Motshwari
Bidvest Wits
Meshack Maphangule
Black Leopards
OUT
to
Tercious Malepe
Chippa United
Issa Sarr
Released
Siphumelele Mbulu
Witbank Spurs
Thamsanqa Sangweni
Chippa United
Marc van Heerden
AmaZulu

Team Information

Coach: Milutin Sredojevic

Nickname: The Buccaneers

Formed: 1937

Physical address: 53 Central Street, Houghton, Johannesburg

Home ground: Orlando Stadium

Tel: (011) 483 1730

Website: www.orlandopiratesfc.com

Email: opfc@worldonline.co.za

Twitter: @Orlando_Pirates

Fact Box

Most starts: Williams Okpara 375

Most goals: Benedict Vilakazi 58

Most capped player: Teko Modise (South Africa)

Most starts in a season: 51Williams Okpara (1995), Oupa Manyisa (2013/14), Senzo Meyiwa (2013/14)

Most goals in a season: Dennis Lota 23 (1999/00)

Record victory: 9-1 vs Olympics (7/3/99, Bob Save)

Record defeat: 6-0 vs Mamelodi Sundowns (11/2/17, Absa Premiership)


Orlando Pirates - First Team Squad

Goalkeepers

Siyabonga Mpontshane
Siyabonga Mpontshane
Squad Number: 40
Nationality: South Africa
Brilliant Khuzwayo
Squad Number: 16
Nationality: South Africa
Wayne Sandilands
Squad Number: 40
Nationality: South Africa
Jackson Mabokgwane
Jackson Mabokgwane
Squad Number: 16
Nationality: South Africa

Defenders

Diamond Thopola
Diamond Thopola
Squad Number: 24
Nationality: South Africa
Caio Marcelo
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: Brazil
Abbubaker Mobara
Abbubaker Mobara
Squad Number: 18
Nationality: South Africa
Abel Mabaso
Abel Mabaso
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Asavela Mbekile
Asavela Mbekile
Squad Number: 5
Nationality: South Africa
Innocent Maela
Innocent Maela
Squad Number: 23
Nationality: South Africa
Ntsikelelo Nyauza
Ntsikelelo Nyauza
Squad Number: 34
Nationality: South Africa
Paseka Mako
Paseka Mako
Squad Number: 7
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Matlaba
Squad Number: 8
Nationality: South Africa
Justice Chabalala
Justice Chabalala
Squad Number: 19
Nationality: South Africa
Happy Jele
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa
Mthokozisi Dube
Mthokozisi Dube
Squad Number: 3
Nationality: South Africa

Midfielders

Mpho Makola
Squad Number: 5
Nationality: South Africa
Thembinkosi Lorch
Thembinkosi Lorch
Squad Number: 29
Nationality: South Africa
Yusuf Maart
Yusuf Maart
Squad Number: 21
Nationality: South Africa
Gladwin Shitolo
Gladwin Shitolo
Squad Number: 6
Nationality: South Africa
Ben Motshwari
Squad Number: 30
Nationality: South Africa
Marshall Munetsi
Marshall Munetsi
Squad Number: 25
Nationality: South Africa
Musa Nyatama
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa
Kudakwashe Mahachi
Kudakwashe Mahachi
Squad Number: 11
Nationality: Zimbabwe
Lehlohonolo Mtshali
Lehlohonolo Mtshali
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Augustine Mahlonoko
Augustine Mahlonoko
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Vincent Pule
Vincent Pule
Squad Number: 12
Nationality: South Africa
Xola Mlambo
Xola Mlambo
Squad Number: 19
Nationality: South Africa
Meshack Maphangule
Meshack Maphangule
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Qalinge
Squad Number: 15
Nationality: South Africa
Luvuyo Memela
Luvuyo Memela
Squad Number: 11
Nationality: South Africa
Brian Hlongwa
Brian Hlongwa
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Nkosinathi Mthiyane
Nkosinathi Mthiyane
Squad Number: 13
Nationality: South Africa
Linda Mntambo
Linda Mntambo
Squad Number: 23
Nationality: South Africa
Phetso Maphanga
Phetso Maphanga
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa

Strikers

Ayanda Nkosi
Ayanda Nkosi
Squad Number: 17
Nationality: South Africa
Thamsanqa Gabuza
Squad Number: 31
Nationality: South Africa
Augustine Mulenga
Augustine Mulenga
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: Zambia
Justin Shonga
Justin Shonga
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: Zambia
Lyle Foster
Lyle Foster
Squad Number: 20
Nationality: South Africa
Thabiso Kutumela
Thabiso Kutumela
Squad Number: 24
Nationality: South Africa