Orlando Pirates

 
Patience is the key to a winning team
Patience is the key to a winning team
The enthusiastic way Orlando Pirates coach Kjell Jonevret punched the air when the Buccaneers once again clawed their way back from a goal down to...
Derby showdown: Coach vs coach
Derby showdown: Coach vs coach
It’s hard to imagine that only a few weeks ago Steve Komphela was the victim of regular maulings by Chiefs supporters. A flop, a pretender, a...
Beware the amiable Swede, he’s steel
Beware the amiable Swede, he’s steel
Almost everybody who knows Swede Kjell Jonevret, the newly appointed Orlando Pirates coach, waxes lyrical about him. And there are a few themes...
Tough love needed to save PSL
Tough love needed to save PSL
The chairperson of the Premier Soccer League (PSL), Dr Irvin Khoza, who also happens to be chairperson of beleaguered Orlando Pirates, finds himself...
Pirates don’t lose sight of their star
Pirates don’t lose sight of their star
For 21 years, the star above the Orlando Pirates crest had acted as a trump card. After winning the 1995 CAF Champions League, the Sea Robbers...
Football’s changing of the guard
Football’s changing of the guard
History doesn’t win matches. It certainly doesn’t win titles. But the Soweto giants seem to have forgotten this, ushering in an era in which...
Pirates desperate for silverwave
Pirates desperate for silverwave
It was at the end of February that Orlando Pirates finally seemed to put the disappointment and fatigue of their African club competition campaigns...
Pirates now pin their hopes on a miracle in Tunisia
Pirates now pin their hopes on a miracle in Tunisia
A moment of defensive ill-discipline could prove the decisive factor in stymying Orlando Pirates’ quest to win continental cup glory this year as...
Pirates seek African domination
Pirates seek African domination
As Orlando Pirates prepare for the first leg of the African Confederation Cup final on Saturday it seems that, after years of apathy, South Africa...
Tinkler’s mercurial Pirates face turbulent, tiring month
Tinkler’s mercurial Pirates face turbulent, tiring month
Saturday will mark the last match Orlando Pirates play before their nail-biting African Confederation Cup final. It will signal the end of a string...
Derby hype could just play out
Derby hype could just play out
There have been few Soweto derbies without the requisite pre-match hype and all-consuming expectation. Equally, there have been few that have lived...
Pirates could outwit crafty Cairo giants
Pirates could outwit crafty Cairo giants
Orlando Pirates have moved to within one game of becoming the first South African club to reach the final of the African Confederation Cup – they...

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