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Pirates Look To Bring MTN8 Back

Orlando Pirates will be looking to bring the MTN8 trophy back to Parktown after it spent last season at Dobsonville with Moroka Swallows.

The Buccaneers won back-to-back MTN8 titles in 2010 and 2011, however couldn’t retain it for a third season last time out.

However, this year they go into the second leg of their semi-final with Kaizer Chiefs with a 1-0 lead, thanks to Daine Klate’s free kick, and will be confident of making it into the final.

Read: Bucs Grab The Advantage

Should Roger de Sa’s men triumph over Chiefs, they will be well on their way to winning their 10th Top Eight title having already won nine over the years.

The Buccaneers 9 Top Eight victories:

1972, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1993, 1996, 2000, 2010, 2011

Pirates’ record in the tournament in its current format, the MTN8, is seven wins, five draws and three draws from 15 games.

The two clubs have met 75 times in all competitions since the establishment of the NSL in 1985, with Pirates winning just 19 of those games compared to 30 won by the Amakhosi.

By Joe Crann
Follow Joe on Twitter: @YesWeCrann

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