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Back To Africa! Chiefs Loss Is Pirates’ CAF Gain

Orlando Pirates Will Be Back In CAF Competition Next Year

By Soccer Laduma - Apr 25, 2018 05:30 PM
Orlando Pirates will definitely be playing in the CAF competition next season, regardless of what happens in their final three matches of the campaign.
 
Kaizer Chiefs’ defeat at the hands of Golden Arrows on Tuesday evening means that not only are the Buccaneers guaranteed to finish above their Soweto rivals but also they can finish no lower than third in the Absa Premiership. 
 
 
While it is yet to be decided whether it will be the Champions League or Confederation Cup that Pirates will be playing, a victory over Bidvest Wits this evening would mean that they’ll be back in the big leagues with Mamelodi Sundowns next year.
 
While Chiefs are out of contention for a CCL spot, they can still potentially leapfrog Maritzburg United for third place as they go in search of a strong league finish and a CCC spot. 
 
The Buccaneers, one of only two South African teams to have won the CCL, haven’t played in the tournament since reaching the final in 2013, and haven’t played in any CAF competition since finishing as CCC runners-up in 2015.
 
Milutin Sredojevic has previously stated that one of his main aims was to return Pirates to their rightful place in the continental competition, something that he has now achieved in his first season. 
 

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mtho4downs(Pitso-Ke-Boza' Yama-Boza) Joined: 08 Nov 2017
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mtho4downs(Pitso-Ke-Boza' Yama-Boza) Apr 28, 2018 11:31 AM
BACK TO AFRICA ncincinci this headline!!!!!!!!! Where were they all along? In Asia?
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chiefs is useless Joined: 11 Jul 2016
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chiefs is useless Apr 26, 2018 06:55 AM
Comparing us with Fau is an insult , fau are in the Mold of Amazulu and Chippa if not Mbombela united
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SimphiweM7 Apr 25, 2018 11:10 PM
The Ship is smoothly sailing
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Faysal Apr 25, 2018 11:01 PM
Like rats is gone win Champs league
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Qondeni Apr 25, 2018 10:35 PM
Khune and Parker deserves to be on the bench,especially khune his conceding each and every game.
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Qondeni Apr 25, 2018 10:33 PM
Chiefs were supposed to be playing in the NFD next season.I wonder yini eyenza ukuthi bekubalekele kangaka ukuya kwi CAF yaz baxolela ukudliwa.We need quality players who will encourage the young stars by showing them how to play football and get good results that will make us happy each and every match.
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Tom Po KeCanon Apr 25, 2018 06:47 PM
Chiefs deserves to lose all games
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SeaGate4 Apr 25, 2018 06:10 PM
@scoreman99, he also mustn't mention Chiefs, Pirates n Sundowns in the same sentence. Chiefs, yes its my team but it is a disgrace right now
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scoreman99 Apr 25, 2018 06:07 PM
cowditor plz next time when u publish anything about mighty bucs don't ever put cowbuza pic in ur headline prf pic
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JamieM Apr 25, 2018 06:03 PM
Pirates are ready for anything now. Yesterseason was a building faze now it's the time to showcase our product. Basazokhala.
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indidane Apr 25, 2018 05:54 PM
“If it happens against Maritzburg then we will be happy, then if it doesn’t then it will have to be Loftus on Saturday or Bloemfontein. We will still go on to celebrate [all] the same,” Tau says. “But we will try our best to give our all against Maritzburg and if it doesn’t go the way we want, we will look for another alternative which is against Ajax or Celtic.” Percy Tau c0ncluded
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indidane Apr 25, 2018 05:49 PM
He he hee , @ C0wdit0r, Becareful when m0cking Zebras ... They ''ll invade this site & steal ur Printers & Cameras..
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setlaboswana Apr 25, 2018 05:44 PM
Join us as we will be celebrating our League Title later tonight.
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BIG-MIKE14_VERSUS EDITOR ROUND3 Apr 25, 2018 05:37 PM
I thought the Zebras wanted to win the Nedbank & go to Africa?

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