Orlando Pirates

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Log Position
Pos Team P W D L +/- Pts
1 Orlando Pirates 14 6 6 2 5 24
2 Bidvest Wits 12 7 2 3 10 23
3 Mamelodi Sundowns 11 5 6 0 7 21
Top Scorers
  • Thembinkosi Lorch - 6
  • Vincent Pule - 5
  • Augustine Mulenga - 4
  • Justin Shonga - 4
Assists
  • Vincent Pule - 3
  • Xola Mlambo - 3
  • Thembinkosi Lorch - 2
  • Augustine Mulenga - 2
IN from notes
Tercious Malepe Ajax Cape Town Loan return
Gift Motupa Baroka FC Loan return
Vincent Pule Bidvest Wits
Ben Motshwari Bidvest Wits
Meshack Maphangule Black Leopards
OUT to notes
Tercious Malepe Chippa United
Issa Sarr Released
Siphumelele Mbulu Witbank Spurs
Thamsanqa Sangweni Chippa United
Marc van Heerden AmaZulu
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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
Brilliant Khuzwayo
Squad Number: 16
Nationality: South Africa
Wayne Sandilands
Squad Number: 40
Nationality: South Africa
Jackson Mabokgwane
Squad Number: 16
Nationality: South Africa

Defenders

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

Midfielders

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

Strikers

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