Orlando Pirates will begin their CAF Champions League group stage campaign with a home game against last year’s CAF Confederations Cup winners, AC Leopards, on the 20th July.
Following that opener, Roger de Sa and his team will travel to Egypt two weeks later to play at the 75000-seater Cairo Stadium against African giants, Ah Ahly, on August 3.
With that game completed they will then welcome Zamalek to Mzansi on August 17th in their second home game of their CCL campaign.
With the first round completed the Bucaneers will then have to wait until the end of August and mid-September to play their next games, both away, in Egypt v Zamalek and the DRC v Leopards respectively.
Pirates’ final group stage game will see seven-time champions, Al Ahly, make the trip to South Africa on September 21st.
Full fixture list:
20 July: Orlando Pirates vs. AC Leopard
3 August: Al Ahly vs. Orlando Pirates
17 August: Orlando Pirates vs. Zamalek
31 August: Zamalek vs. Orlando Pirates
14 September: AC Leopard vs. Orlando Pirates
21 September: Orlando Pirates vs. Al Ahly