NO CAF COMPETITION FOR PIRATES NEXT SEASON|
Orlando Pirates will not gain entry into the CAF Confederation Cup next season. The South African side will not participate in any CAF tournaments next season as they didn’t qualify for either of the two continent tournaments. The Buccaneers had only one chance to book a spot in the tournament, which was to win the CAF Confederation Cup tournament. Pirates lost out in the final of the tournament after losing 2-1 on aggregate against Tunisian outfit ESS.
The club has been flying the South African flag high in both the tournaments and reached both tournament finals and lost out away from home. The club expects to make a come back and make it into the 2017 CAF tournaments.