Orlando Pirates have confirmed the dates for the club’s CAF Confederation Cup campaign.
After finishing third in the league last season, the Buccaneers qualified for the Confederation Cup which is set to begin on the weekend of 27-29 November, as confirmed by the club.
“The path to CAF Confederations Cup glory has been paved out for Orlando Pirates and the rest of the squads that will be duelling it out in the 2020/21 edition of the competition. Josef Zinnbauer’s men have received a bye for the opening Preliminary Round and will only kickstart their campaign in the Second Preliminary Round,” Pirates confirmed on the club’s official website.
“The Buccaneers will face the winner between Sagrada Esperança of Angola and the qualifying team from Eswatini. The Preliminary Round first leg matches will be played over the weekend of 27-29 November 2020 and the second leg on 4-6 December 2020. The Second Preliminary Round matches will start on 22-23 December 2020 and second leg will be on 5-6 January 2021,” confirmed the Soweto giants.
Have a look at Pirates’ squad depth as they prepare for the contintental competition: