- Ahead of their crucial CAF Confederation Cup clash against AC Leopards of Congo,
Brazzaville, Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo said the Buccaneers
intend to surpass the efforts of their 2013 Champions League run when they
overcame heavy odds.
year, Pirates reached the CAF Champions League final before losing to Al Ahly
of Egypt under Roger De Sa as coach.
and Leopards will square-off in their first Group B clash at Dolisie Stadium in
Congo on Saturday afternoon.
24-year-old shot-stopper believes the Happy People will be motivated by their
previous success in the continental showpiece.
plan was not to reach the group stages only,” said Mhlongo.
we really want to surpass what we have managed to achieve back in 2013.
we had a tremendous run back then and it was just unfortunate that we lost to
Al Ahly in the final.
we want to do more and obviously (do so) without putting pressure on ourselves.
We’ll just take it one game at a time.”