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Orlando Pirates fans are expectant on Soweto Derby Day. Image: BackpagePix

Orlando Pirates fans: LATEST news this morning

Orlando Pirates fans, it’s match day! Here is the most relevant news doing the rounds this morning, as well as a little transfer recap.

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Orlando Pirates fans are expectant on Soweto Derby Day. Image: BackpagePix

Orlando PiratesChiefs will be in Black Label Cup action less than six hours from now against Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs.

In case you missed it, the Buccaneers were also pretty busy in the transfer market yesterday. Here’s a roundup of the top stories that will interest Sea Robbers supporters this morning.


Carling Black Label Cup
Another Soweto Derby looms in the Carling Black Label Cup. Image: Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Latest Orlando Pirates news: Saturday 12 November

Why Ndah won’t play any part in the Carling Black Label Cup

Orlando Pirates defender Olisa Ndah will miss the Carling Black Label Cup after being withdrawn from the starting Xi despite being voted for.


Pirates sign African star?

The Buccaneers have reportedly lured World Cup-bound Cameroonian striker Marou Souaibou to the club. Here’s more…


Who could make way for Souaibou?

Bucs have some tough decisions to make if reports that Cameroon and Coton Sport striker Marou Souaibou will join them in January are true. ALso, here’s how much they’re reportedly going to pay for the 21-year-old


Miguel Timm speaks on CBC clash against Chiefs

Orlando Pirates’ Miguel Timm has shared his thoughts on what the Buccaneers want to rectify when they face Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday.


Ngcobo gets emotional as he talks about Meyiwa

Amakhosi fan favourite star Nkosingiphile Ngcobo had to hold his tears but became emotional as he spoke about Wiseman Meyiwa.


Quick eminder of the Buccaneers starting XI to take on Chiefs. Perhaps it’s an old-school, box-shape 4-2-2-2 formation like the Brazilians used to use in the 1970s?

Mpontshane; Shandu, Xoki, Mthethwa, Mako; Timm, Motshwari; Ndlondlo, Makaringe; Saleng, Erasmus

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