Cape Town - As
Orlando Pirates prepare for their journey to the return leg of the CAF
Confederations Cup final in Tunisia, PSL Acting CEO Mato Madlala has backed them
to beat Etoile du Sahel this coming weekend.
clubs played to a 1-1 draw in front of a packed Orlando Stadium on Saturday
night. Madlala, however, said Orlando Pirates can return triumphant.
behalf of the clubs and our members, we would like to wish Orlando Pirates the
best of luck in the CAF Confederations Cup match in Tunisia," she said.
"We know it is not
going to be easy for them but they have shown a resilient fighting spirit
throughout this campaign. I’m therefore confident that they can come back home
with the trophy.”
said it is important for PSL clubs to do well in continental championships.
the PSL, we have done well in establishing a strong league financially. What we
need now is to be competitive and dominant with our football within the African
"We must support our clubs playing in CAF competitions. I know this
is something very close to the heart of the PSL chairman, Dr Khoza and the
The match is scheduled for Sunday, November 29.
Kick-off is at 16:00 (SA time).