Pirates, who were given a bye for the preliminary round of the event, will start their campaign against either Elgeco Plus of Madagascar or Uganda Revenue Authority on the weekend of 13-15 March.
And Bucs striker Kermit Erasmus is eager to get a taste of the continental competition, having missed out on his side's sensational run to the final of the 2013 Champions League.
“Since the final whistle of the Nedbank Cup final I have been thinking about CAF. I’m looking forward to the tournament because when I signed I just missed the Champions League registration,” Erasmus told his club's official website.
“It was tough watching the guys from the side [during the Champions League]. Now I have an opportunity to help them out from the field.”
Bidvest Wits are also in the tournament, and have been drawn to host Swazi outfit Royal Leopards on 13-15 February, with the return duel set for 27/28 February and 01 March.
Pirates Confed Cup squad:
Goalkeepers: Brighton Mhlongo, Philani Zikalala.
Defenders: Siyabonga Sangweni, Rooi Mahamutsa, Ayanda Gcaba, Patrick Phungwayo, Happy Jele, Thabo Matlaba, Ntsikeleli Nyauza, Lucky Lekgwathi.
Midfielders: Issa Sarr, Khethokwake Masuku, Thabo Rakhale, Mpho Makola, Thandani Ntshumayelo, Daine Klate, Oupa Manyisa, Sifiso Myeni, Lehlogonolo Masalesa, Thabo Qalinge.
Strikers: Lennox Bacela, Thamsanqa Gabuza, Kermit Erasmus, Helder Pelembe, Lehlohonolo Majoro.