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Log Position
Pos Team P W D L +/- Pts
8 Golden Arrows 26 8 7 11 -13 31
9 Orlando Pirates 24 5 13 6 -8 28
10 Platinum Stars 24 6 8 10 -1 26
Top Scorers
  • Tendai Ndoro - 13
  • Dove Wome - 4
  • Mpho Makola - 3
  • Oupa Manyisa - 3
Assists
  • Mpho Makola - 7
  • Luvuyo Memela - 6
  • Oupa Manyisa - 5
  • Thabo Rakhale - 4
IN from notes
Emmanuel Daniel Enugu Rangers Pre-contract (joining June 2017)
Dumisani Ngwenya Baroka FC Loaned out
Dove Wome SuperSport United Loan
Thembinkosi Lorch Chippa United Loan return
James Okwuosa Chippa United swap deal
OUT to notes
Edwin Gyimah Released
Dumisani Ngwenya Witbank Spurs
Felipe Ovono Released
Donald Mokondelela Chippa United
Nkosinathi Mthiyane Golden Arrows
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Coach: Kjell Jonevret

Nickname: The Buccaneers

Formed: 1937

Physical address: 53 Central Street, Houghton, Johannesburg

Tel: (011) 483 1730

Website: www.orlandopiratesfc.com

Email: opfc@worldonline.co.za

Twitter: @Orlando_Pirates

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)


African Champions Cup winners: 1995

African Super Cup winners: 1996

NPSL champions: 1971, 1973, 1975, 1976

NSL champions: 1994

PSL champions: 2000/2001, 2002/03, 2010/11, 2011/12 

Life Challenge Cup winners: 1973, 1974, 1975

Mainstay Cup winners: 1980

Bob Save Super Bowl winners: 1988, 1996

BP Top Eight Cup winners 1972, 1974, 1978, 1983, 1993, 1996, 2000

Sales House Cup winners: 1975, 1977, 1983

Castle Challenge Cup winners: 1992

MTN8 winners: 2010, 2011

Nedbank Cup winners: 2011, 2014

Telkom Knockout Cup: 2011


Week

Positions are recorded at the end of the day when a match was played. Subsequent matches in the league may have caused the current position to change.

To see which club was played against, hover over the position marker on the chart.

Orlando Pirates - First Team Squad

Goalkeepers

Brighton Mhlongo
Squad Number: 1
Nationality: South Africa
Siyabonga Mpontshane
Squad Number: 40
Nationality: South Africa
Jackson Mabokgwane
Squad Number: 16
Nationality: South Africa

Defenders

Marc van Heerden
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa
Abbubaker Mobara
Squad Number: 18
Nationality: South Africa
Patrick Phungwayo
Squad Number: 3
Nationality: South Africa
Thembela Sikhakhane
Squad Number: 30
Nationality: South Africa
Happy Jele
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa
James Okwuosa
Squad Number: 2
Nationality: Nigeria
Ntsikelelo Nyauza
Squad Number: 34
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Matlaba
Squad Number: 8
Nationality: South Africa
Ayanda Gcaba
Squad Number: 2
Nationality: South Africa

Midfielders

Thembinkosi Lorch
Squad Number: 29
Nationality: South Africa
Mpho Makola
Squad Number: 5
Nationality: South Africa
Gift Motupa
Squad Number: 38
Nationality: South Africa
Gladwin Shitolo
Squad Number: 6
Nationality: South Africa
Mahlatsi Makudubela
Squad Number: 23
Nationality: South Africa
Yusuf Maart
Squad Number: 21
Nationality: South Africa
Oupa Manyisa
Squad Number: 20
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Qalinge
Squad Number: 15
Nationality: South Africa
Bernard Morrison
Squad Number: 12
Nationality: Ghana
Issa Sarr
Squad Number: 18
Nationality: Senegal
Luvuyo Memela
Squad Number: 11
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Rakhale
Squad Number: 25
Nationality: South Africa
Riyaad Norodien
Squad Number: 26
Nationality: South Africa
Dove Wome
Squad Number: 9
Nationality: Togo

Strikers

Tendai Ndoro
Squad Number: 7
Nationality: Zimbabwe
Thamsanqa Gabuza
Squad Number: 31
Nationality: South Africa
Thabiso Kutumela
Squad Number: 24
Nationality: South Africa
Ayanda Nkosi
Squad Number: 17
Nationality: South Africa

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