Mamelodi Sundowns became the second South African team to win the CAF Champions League last season. The Brazilians are known in Mzansi for their carpet football, which is also known as Piano and Shoeshine (introduced by Stanley "Screamer" Tshabalala).
Orlando Pirates have had a number of great players who have donned the famous skull and bones badge. From the era when the Buccaneers won the prestigious CAF Champions League in 1995 to the double treble-winning team, Pirates will always remain a giant in South African football.
Orlando Pirates had a poor 2016/17 campaign, finishing outside the top eight bracket. In trying to rectify this, Bucs have made three big signings already in this transfer window, in Thamsanqa Sangweini, Christian Obiozor and Wayne Sandilands.