Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates will release their players on a three-week break
on Thursday following the conclusion of the 2012/13 Premier Soccer
According to the Football411 website, the Buccaneers entered the campaign on the back of their
incredible double-treble success, but surrendered all three titles - the
PSL, MTN8 and Telkom Knockout - to finish the term without any
The Sea Robbers could also only manage third in the Premiership
standings, while it is Kaizer Chiefs and SuperSport United who will
contest the Nedbank Cup final this weekend.
Roger de Sa's side do, however, still have CAF Champions League
glory to dream about, with the continent's biggest club cup competition
resuming at the group stages on June 18.
That means the men from Soweto will get around 21 days off before
being recalled for training, although each player will be sent on
holiday with a detailed fitness plan to follow while on leave.