Cape Town - Zamalek
head coach, Jesualdo Ferreira, has praised the Orlando Pirates fans for the
atmosphere that they created in the Mbombela Stadium on Saturday.
Sea Robbers lost the CAF Confederation Cup Game 2-1 in front of a packed crowed
that Ferreira said reminded him of his days coaching in UEFA Champions League
felt that we were playing in a European Champions League clash because of the
great atmosphere,” said Ferreira according to Orlando Pirates official website.
pitch and the fans were fantastic.”
Portuguese manager has worked at Benfica, Sporting Lisbon and FC Porto, three
of his country’s biggest clubs.
comments would appear to ratify Pirates’ decision to play their home game in
Kaizer Chiefs and Pirates have chosen to play outside of Soweto for their
‘home’ games in continental competitions in order to draw more fans.
1. Zamalek 6pts
2. Orlando Pirates 3
3. CS Sfaxien 1
4. AC Leopards 1