CAF Confederation Cup
Teams: ES Setif v Orlando Pirates
Date: 10 March 2021
Venue: Stade Accra Sports Stadium
Orlando Pirates will open their CAF Confederation Cup group stage campaign with a trip to Algerian side ES Setif on Wednesday evening Ghana.
The match is scheduled to start at 21h00.
Pirates' journey into the group stages started by getting past Sagrada Esperanca in the second preliminary round having only played one-leg, a 1-0 away win after the Angolan side withdrew their participation ahead of the second-leg.
The Buccaneers were paired with Botswana's Jwaneng Galaxy in the play-off round and booked their spot in the group stages with a comfortable 4-0 win on aggregate.
On the other hand, ES Setif also had a walkover result over Renaissance in the second preliminary round after the Chadian side were disqualified from the competition.
The Algerian side came up against Ghanaian outfit Asante Kotoko in the play-off round and won 2-1 on aggregate to book their spot in the group phase.
Pirates XI: Ofori, Hlatshwayo, Jele, Ndlovu, Mako, Monare, Motshwari, Makaringe, Pule, Hotto, Mntambo.
Subs: Mpontshane, Maela, Dlamini, Mabasa, Mhango, Nyauza, Monyane