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Log Position
Pos Team P W D L +/- Pts
2 Cape Town City 14 6 3 5 1 21
3 Orlando Pirates 14 4 8 2 1 20
4 Kaizer Chiefs 14 4 7 3 3 19
Top Scorers
  • Thamsanqa Gabuza - 3
  • Thabo Qalinge - 3
  • Ntsikelelo Nyauza - 2
  • Mpho Makola - 1
Assists
  • Thembinkosi Lorch - 2
  • Thamsanqa Gabuza - 2
  • Luvuyo Memela - 2
  • Thabiso Kutumela - 1
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Nkosinathi Mthiyane Golden Arrows
Justice Chabalala Chippa United
Marshall Munetsi Baroka FC Loan return
Musa Nyatama Bloemfontein Celtic
Christian Obiozor Enyimba
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Patrick Phungwayo Free State Stars
Tercious Malepe Ajax Cape Town
Donald Mokondelela Polokwane City
Tendai Ndoro Al Faisaly FC
Oupa Manyisa Mamelodi Sundowns
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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

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

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

Defenders

Mthokozisi Dube
Squad Number: 3
Nationality: South Africa
Abbubaker Mobara
Squad Number: 18
Nationality: South Africa
Ntsikelelo Nyauza
Squad Number: 34
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Matlaba
Squad Number: 8
Nationality: South Africa
Ayanda Gcaba
Squad Number: 2
Nationality: South Africa
Innocent Maela
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Marc van Heerden
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa
Justice Chabalala
Squad Number: 19
Nationality: South Africa
Happy Jele
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa

Midfielders

Bernard Morrison
Squad Number: 12
Nationality: Ghana
Musa Nyatama
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa
Nkosinathi Mthiyane
Squad Number: 13
Nationality: South Africa
Marshall Munetsi
Squad Number: 25
Nationality: South Africa
Issa Sarr
Squad Number: 18
Nationality: Senegal
Lehlohonolo Mtshali
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Rakhale
Squad Number: 25
Nationality: South Africa
Luvuyo Memela
Squad Number: 11
Nationality: South Africa
Mpho Makola
Squad Number: 5
Nationality: South Africa
Riyaad Norodien
Squad Number: 26
Nationality: South Africa
Thamsanqa Sangweni
Squad Number: 21
Nationality: South Africa
Thembinkosi Lorch
Squad Number: 29
Nationality: South Africa
Yusuf Maart
Squad Number: 21
Nationality: South Africa
Gladwin Shitolo
Squad Number: 6
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Qalinge
Squad Number: 15
Nationality: South Africa

Strikers

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