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Who Are Pirates' Next CAF Opponents?

The team that Orlando Pirates will face in the next round of their CAF Champions League campaign has been confirmed.

The Buccaneers are onto the next stage of their Champions League campaign, thanks to their 3-1 win (8-2 on aggregate) over Light Stars FC in Seychelles on Wednesday.

Linda Mntambo, Thamsanqa Gabuza and Abel Mabaso scored for Milutin Sredojevic’s side to ensure that the Soweto giants returned home having qualified for the next round of qualification to the group stages of the continental competition.

Click through the images for players that started for Bucs v Light Stars

With African Stars FC of Namibia having also won their match against Volcon de Moroni of Comoros on Wednesday evening, it has now been confirmed that Bucs will face the Namibian side as their next opponents in the competition.

Stars won 2-1 and have advanced with a 2-1 win on aggregate after their first leg match ended with a 0-0 draw.

About African Stars: 

African Stars is a Namibian Premier League club that was founded in 1952. They have won the Namibian Premier League four times, from the 2008–09, 2009–10, 2014–15 and 2017-18 seasons. They have been the champions of the Namibian Cup five times from 2007, 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2018. They are in the CAF Champions League for the first time, while they had previously been in the CAF Confederation Cup once in 2014.   

Meanwhile, Bucs have shifted their focus to their upcoming Telkom Knockout Final against Baroka FC. 

As confirmed by the club, Bucs left Seychelles immediately after the match as they planned to arrive back in Johannesburg at midnight, with a view of continuing with their preparations for the trip to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth for Saturday’s TKO Final. 

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