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20/12 @ 20:15 vs Bloemfontein Celtic Orlando Stadium
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24/02 @ 19:30 vs Polokwane City Orlando Stadium
Log Position
Pos Team P W D L +/- Pts
4 Ajax CT 17 6 6 5 -4 24
5 Pirates 16 6 5 5 7 23
6 Maritzburg 16 5 7 4 6 22
Top Scorers
  • Lehlohonolo Majoro - 8
  • Kermit Erasmus - 7
  • Oupa Manyisa - 4
  • Siyabonga Sangweni - 3
Assists
  • Mpho Makola - 5
  • Daine Klate - 5
  • Thabo Matlaba - 4
  • Sifiso Myeni - 3
IN from notes
Thabo Qalinge MP Aces
Gladwin Shitiolo Cosmos
Philani Zikalala Free Agent
OUT to notes
Jacky Motshegwa Celtic
Aubrey Ngoma MP Aces
Theophilus Tsowaseb Chippa
Fatau Dauda Chippa
Rudolf Bester FS Stars
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Coach: Eric Tinkler (caretaker)

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: 6-1 vs Mamelodi Sundowns (3/2/90, BP Top8)

* As at the start of the 2014/15 season

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

* As at the start of the 2014/15 season

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

Philani Zikalala
Philani Zikalala
Squad Number: 1
Nationality: South Africa
Ntando Nkala
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Brighton Mhlongo
Squad Number: 16
Nationality: South Africa

Defenders

Rooi Mahamutsa
Squad Number: 28
Nationality: South Africa
Patrick Phungwayo
Squad Number: 3
Nationality: South Africa
Happy Jele
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa
Mbongeni Gumede
Squad Number: 36
Nationality: South Africa
Lucky Lekgwathi
Squad Number: 14
Nationality: South Africa
Ntsikelelo Nyauza
Ntsikelelo Nyauza
Squad Number: 34
Nationality: South Africa
Siyabonga Sangweni
Squad Number: 21
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Matlaba
Squad Number: 8
Nationality: South Africa
Ayanda Gcaba
Squad Number: 2
Nationality: South Africa

Midfielders

Thandani Ntshumayelo
Squad Number: 6
Nationality: South Africa
Khethokwakhe Masuku
Squad Number: 24
Nationality: South Africa
Lehlogonolo Masalesa
Squad Number: 12
Nationality: South Africa
Menzi Masuku
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Daine Klate
Squad Number: 7
Nationality: South Africa
Mpho Makola
Squad Number: 5
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Qalinge
Squad Number: 15
Nationality: South Africa
Sifiso Myeni
Squad Number: 11
Nationality: South Africa
Issa Sarr
Issa Sarr
Squad Number: 20
Nationality: Senegal
Gladwin Shitiolo
Gladwin Shitiolo
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Rakhale
Thabo Rakhale
Squad Number: 7
Nationality: South Africa
Oupa Manyisa
Squad Number: 20
Nationality: South Africa
Lwazi Skosana
Lwazi Skosana
Squad Number: 7
Nationality: South Africa
Tlou Segolela
Squad Number: 23
Nationality: South Africa

Strikers

Kermit Erasmus
Squad Number: 95
Nationality: South Africa
Helder Pelembe
Helder Pelembe
Squad Number: 38
Nationality: Mozambique
Maselaelo Seanego
Squad Number: 37
Nationality: South Africa
Lehlohonolo Majoro
Squad Number: 45
Nationality: South Africa
Thamsanqa Gabuza
Squad Number: 31
Nationality: South Africa
Lennox Bacela
Squad Number: 17
Nationality: South Africa

KICK OFF POLL

Buccaneers back?

Orlando Pirates followed up a 1-1 draw with champions Mamelodi Sundowns with a 4-0 demolition of Ajax CT.

Have Bucs turned the corner?