Pirates await CAF opponents

2015-05-04 14:19
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Cape Town - The CAF Confederations Cup draw will reveal the name of the team Orlando Pirates will face in the third and final playoff round on Tuesday, May 5 before the Group Stages.

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According to Pirates' official website, the Buccaneers secured their path via an emphatic 5-2 aggregate victory over CF Mounana this past weekend and will be up against some tough opposition come the draw on Tuesday.

The eight sides that have progressed through the Confederation Cup to date will be drawn against one of the sides that have dropped into the competition from the Champions League.

The teams are: AC Léopards, SM Sanga Balende, Al-Ahly, AS Kaloum, Stade Malien, Raja Casablanca, CS Sfaxien, or Espérance de Tunis.

Other teams that have qualified for the playoffs via the Confederations Cup route along with Pirates are ASEC Mimosas, AS Vita Club, Zamalek, Hearts of Oak, Warri Wolves, Club Africain, and Étoile du Sahel.

These matches will be played on the weekends of May 15-17 and June 5-7.


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