Orlando Pirates Set to Face Jwaneng Galaxy in CAF Champions League Showdown

Orlando Pirates Set to Face Jwaneng Galaxy in CAF Champions League Showdown

Orlando Pirates is set to embark on a journey to Botswana to face Jwaneng Galaxy in the CAF Champions League on Sunday.

The match, marking the first leg of the second preliminary round, is scheduled to take place at the National Stadium at 15:00.

Galaxy’s Path to Pirates

Jwaneng Galaxy, led by Morena Ramoreboli, earned their place in this encounter by overcoming Uganda’s Vipers SC in the previous round.

The former Bafana Bafana interim coach, who also stood in during this year’s Cosafa Cup, acknowledged the challenges of preparing for a formidable opponent like Orlando Pirates.

Facing the Giants

Ramoreboli expressed the excitement within his team as they gear up to confront Orlando Pirates, a renowned football institution.

He admitted to closely monitoring Orlando Pirates even before their encounter was confirmed.

Recognizing the exceptional work done by Pirates’ coach, Jose Riveiro, and the technical team, Ramoreboli acknowledged the scale of the task ahead.

Respect and Preparation

Despite the formidable reputation of Orlando Pirates, Ramoreboli emphasized the need to approach the match with respect and thorough planning.

While acknowledging the enormity of the challenge, he pointed out that ultimately, it’s a contest between two teams, each comprising eleven players.

The Buccaneers’ Quest

Orlando Pirates’ journey in the CAF Champions League has seen them navigate past Comoros’ Djabal Club in the previous round.

However, Jwaneng Galaxy presents a more formidable opponent.

To secure a place in the group stages, the Sea Robbers recognize the importance of achieving a positive result in the away leg to avoid any surprises when they return to the Orlando Stadium.


The clash between Orlando Pirates and Jwaneng Galaxy is a testament to the global reach and significance of football.

This encounter not only showcases the competitive spirit within African football but also highlights the enthusiasm and respect that teams have for renowned opponents like Orlando Pirates.

It’s a reminder that football transcends borders and brings together diverse cultures and talents on the pitch.

As both teams prepare for this crucial match, football fans await a thrilling contest in the CAF Champions League.

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