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Log Position
Pos Team P W D L +/- Pts
5 MP Aces 9 4 3 2 1 15
6 Pirates 9 4 2 3 5 14
7 Wits 9 4 2 3 2 14
Top Scorers
  • Kermit Erasmus - 3
  • Lehlohonolo Majoro - 3
  • Oupa Manyisa - 3
  • Daine Klate - 1
IN from notes
Thabo Qalinge MP Aces
Gladwin Shitiolo Cosmos
Philani Zikalala Free Agent
Issa Sarr P Stars
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: Vladimir Vermezovic

Nickname: The Buccaneers

Formed: 1937

Physical address: 2nd Floor, Oakhurst Building, 11 St Andrews Road, Parktown

Tel: (011) 484 2084

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 54 (South Africa)

Most starts in a season: Williams Okpara 51 (1995)

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 2012/13 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

Telkom Knockout Cup: 2011

Orlando Pirates - First Team Squad

Goalkeepers

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

Lennox Bacela
Squad Number: 17
Nationality: South Africa
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

KICK OFF POLL

Vlad V at Pirates

Vladimir Vermezovic has come in for a lot of criticism from Orlando Pirates fans, who feel he is not the right man for the job.

Should Dr Irvin Khoza stick with him or look elsewhere?