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Orlando Pirates vs RS Berkane Preview: Kick-off time, TV channel, Squad news | The Buccaneers will strive to write history when they confront the Oranges Boys in the continental final at the Akwa Ibom state capital

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Orlando Pirates will come up against RS Berkane in the Caf Confederation Cup final at Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria on Friday.

The South African giants will be taking part in their second final of the competition, having reached the same stage in 2015 when they failed to go past Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel in the two-legged tie.

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During the final, Pirates lost on a 2-1 aggregate result. After managing a 1-1 draw in the first leg meeting at Orlando Stadium on November 21, 2015, they travelled to Tunisia where they lost the second leg 1-0 at Stade Olympique de Sousse on November 29, 2015.

Pirates have a chance to make things right when they take on the Moroccan outfit, who will be making their third appearance in the final in four years, and won the competition in 2020 after defeating Egyptian side Pyramids FC 1-0 in the final at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Complex in Rabat.

Pirates reached the final after a 2-1 aggregate result against Al Ahli Tripoli of Libya. The Buccaneers travelled to Libya for the semi-final first leg meeting where they emerged 2-0 winners courtesy of goals from Innocent Maela and Goodman Mosele at Martyrs of February Stadium.

However, in the return leg at Orlando Stadium, they suffered a 1-0 defeat. On the other hand, Berkane qualified for the final stage after securing a 4-2 aggregate win against TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

After losing the first leg 1-0 at Stade TP Mazembe, Berkane, who were the runners-up in the 2019 edition after losing 5-3 on post-match penalties to Zamalek of Egypt, recovered to hammer ten-man Mazembe 4-1 at Stade Municipal de Berkane.

Africa will come to a standstill tonight when Orlando Pirates face Morocco’s RS Berkane in the CAF Confederation Cup final!

The Buccaneers make the long journey to Uyo, Nigeria where the 2021/22 CAF Confederation Cup final will be held at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.

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Orlando Pirates booked their place in the semi-finals after overcoming Libya’s Al Ahli Tripoli thanks to a 2-1 on aggregate victory.

While things might not be going according to plan for the Buccaneers in terms of their domestic campaign, the Mayfair side have produced a number stunning performances on the continent!

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They’ll need one last incredible performance should they wish to go on and lift their first CAF Confederation Cup title!


Today’s blockbuster CAF Confederation Cup semi-final clash will be televised live on SuperSport PSL and SABC1.

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You can also live stream Orlando Pirates’ match against Al Ahli on TELKOMONE. Simply create a free account and stream the match on the SABC Sport TELKOMONE channel.

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