Orlando Pirates

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25/02 @ 15:30 vs Chippa United Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
03/03 @ 15:30 vs Kaizer Chiefs FNB Stadium
17/03 @ 20:15 vs Golden Arrows Princess Magogo
Log Position
Pos Team P W D L +/- Pts
2 Kaizer Chiefs 21 8 10 3 7 34
3 Orlando Pirates 21 8 9 4 4 33
4 Free State Stars 21 9 6 6 1 33
Top Scorers
  • Thamsanqa Gabuza - 3
  • Ntsikelelo Nyauza - 3
  • Luvuyo Memela - 3
  • Thabo Qalinge - 3
Assists
  • Luvuyo Memela - 5
  • Thembinkosi Lorch - 4
  • Innocent Maela - 3
  • Thamsanqa Gabuza - 2
IN from notes
Augustine Mulenga Zanaco
Xola Mlambo Bidvest Wits
Diamond Thopola Chippa United
Phetso Maphanga Chippa United
Nkosinathi Mthiyane Golden Arrows
OUT to notes
Riyaad Norodien Platinum Stars
Ayanda Gcaba Platinum Stars
Nkosinathi Mthiyane Chippa United
Thabo Rakhale Chippa United
Patrick Phungwayo Free State Stars
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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

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
Abbubaker Mobara
Squad Number: 18
Nationality: South Africa
Ntsikelelo Nyauza
Squad Number: 34
Nationality: South Africa
Thabo Matlaba
Squad Number: 8
Nationality: South Africa
Innocent Maela
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Marc van Heerden
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa

Midfielders

Xola Mlambo
Squad Number: 19
Nationality: South Africa
Gladwin Shitolo
Squad Number: 6
Nationality: South Africa
Luvuyo Memela
Squad Number: 11
Nationality: South Africa
Phetso Maphanga
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Musa Nyatama
Squad Number: 4
Nationality: South Africa
Thembinkosi Lorch
Squad Number: 29
Nationality: South Africa
Yusuf Maart
Squad Number: 21
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
Marshall Munetsi
Squad Number: 25
Nationality: South Africa
Mpho Makola
Squad Number: 5
Nationality: South Africa
Lehlohonolo Mtshali
Squad Number: 0
Nationality: South Africa
Thamsanqa Sangweni
Squad Number: 21
Nationality: South Africa

Strikers

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