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Orlando Pirates kept their CAF Champions League dream alive with victory over Maritzburg United at the Orlando Stadium on Tuesday. Photo: Twitter @OrlandoPirates

Orlando Pirates keep CAF Champions League dream alive!

Orlando Pirates kept their CAF Champions League dream alive with victory over Maritzburg United at the Orlando Stadium on Tuesday.

Orlando Pirates

Orlando Pirates kept their CAF Champions League dream alive with victory over Maritzburg United at the Orlando Stadium on Tuesday. Photo: Twitter @OrlandoPirates

Orlando Pirates kept their dream of CAF Champions League qualification alive with a 4-1 victory over Maritzburg United at the Orlando Stadium on Tuesday.

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The Buccaneers need to win all three of their remaining league matches to ensure they finish second behind champions Mamelodi Sundowns – and they did what was required against the Team of Choice.

Orlando Pirates came into the clash following the heartbreak of losing the CAF Confederation Cup final on penalties against RB Berkane in Nigeria last Friday.

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The Soweto giants didn’t show any after-effects of the defeat in the continental final with goals by Thembinkosi Lorch, Kwame Peprah, Deon Hotto and Kabelo Dlamini giving them a comfortable victory.

Maritzburg United replied with a goal by Friday Samu.

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Orlando Pirates next face an away clash against Royal AM on Friday, 27 May before finishing their campaign against SuperSport United next Monday, 30 May – also away from home.

Both those matches will kick off at 19:30.

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