Cape Town - Orlando Pirates find themselves in the driving seat after securing a crucial away victory over A.S Kaloum in their CAF Confederations Cup tie.
The Buccaneers have one foot in the Group Stages of the 2015 CAF Confederations Cup following their impressive 2-0 first leg victory over AS Kalouma on Friday.
According to the Orlando Pirates website, goals by Thamsanqa Gabuza and Oupa Manyisa gave the Soweto Giants a huge advantage when the teams meet for the second leg in South Africa next month.
Should Pirates win their second leg encounter on June 6, they will qualify for Group B alongside the winners of the matches involving; Zamalek (Egypt) vs Sanga Balende (DRC); Asec Mimosa (Cote d’Ivoire) vs CS Sfaxien (Tunisia); and AC Leopards (Republic of Congo) vs Warri Wolves (Nigeria).
All teams including those for Group A have played their first leg matches.
First leg results:
Al Ahly 2-1 Club Africain
Raja Casablanca 2-0 Etoile Sahel
Stade Malien 2-0 AS Vita Club
Esperance 4-0 Hearts of Oak
AS Kaloum 0-2 Orlando Pirates
Sanga Balende 1-0 Zamalek
AC Leopards 3-0 Warri Wolves
CS Sfaxien 2-0 Asec Mimosa