Absa Premiership

Pirates set for Mali flight

2015-05-13 11:15
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Cape Town - Orlando Pirates are set to fly to Mali for their CAF Confederations Cup tie against AS Kaloum.

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As per the CAF Draw conducted last week Orlando Pirates has been drawn against AS Kaloum of Guinea.

The playoff clash against the reigning Guinean league champions will be played on Friday, 15 May at the Stade Modibo Keita in Mali.

According to the clubs official website, due to the Ebola virus concerns that have plagued Guinea of late, AS Kaloum has played all of their home fixtures in neighbouring Mali.

The Buccaneers head to Mali on Wednesday, May 13 for what promises to be an interesting first round fixture between two sides fighting to keep their CAF ambitions alive.

The hosts will be desperately trying to salvage their 2015 CAF Campaign after having crashed out of the Champions League while the visitors, Orlando Pirates are on a mission to advance in the only CAF Club competition they are yet to win.

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