After both teams went into the half-time break without a goal, it was Orlando Pirates who once again came close into opening the scoring on the 47th minute but the very same culprit Deon Hotto who was very wasteful squandered the chance as he fired host shot straight at the goalkeeper from close range, the keeper was well positioned to make a decisive save denying the South African side a lead.
(Source: Twitter.com - @Thandeka_teez) Orlando Pirates supporters noticed something that was done by the their interim co-coaches Mandla Ncikazi and Fadlu Davids in the CAF Confederation Cup final against RS Berkane at Uyo, Nigeria. According to the supporters, the duo got their tectics and substitutions wrong against Berkane and now, they had to pay for it.
Orlando Pirates reached the CAF Confederations Cup very last after beating Al Ahli Tripoli on aggregate inside the semi-finals. Pirates secured their very last spot in the first-leg with a away win due to the fact their 2nd-leg resulted in a 1-0 defeat as Ali Bouargoub scored a overdue winner clearly minutes in advance than the stop of the 90 minutes.
After having spent over 25 years without winning a continental trophy, they were the first South African team to win the CAF Champions League back in 1995, Orlando Pirates went into the CAF Confederations Cup final match in Nigeria hoping to re-write history and become the very first South African team to win the CAF Confederations Cup as they locked horns with a Moroccan side RS Berkane Football Club, that was their last hurdle they had to try and overcome to earn themselves a silver star under their bagde, but their wasteful attacker made them wait even longer where he could have helped them ease the nerves with an early lead.
(Source: Twitter.com - @OptaJabu) If you thought seeing Orlando Pirates missing out on winning the CAF Confederation Cup on Friday was shocking, then you haven't seen their trophy finals record. It's truly sad that a massive club like Pirates haven't been winning trophies continuously.
Check out what the dejected Thembinkosi Lorch had to say about the Pirates losing the cup to the RS Berkane team. HEARTBROKEN LORCH COMMENTS ON BUCS LOSS. A heartbroken After missing the decisive penalty attempt, Thembinkosi Lorch gave his thoughts on his team's loss in the CAF Confederations Cup penalty shootout against RS Berkane, which his team ultimately lost 5-4.
Orlando Pirates have precluded seven players from the venturing out 18-man crew to confront RS Berkane in the CAF Confederations Cup last On Friday. It is the Buccaneers' most memorable attack this far into the opposition in seven years and they have chosen areas of strength for a to do fight at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Nigeria.
RS Berkane lead trainer Florent Ibenge has lauded Orlando Pirates and let it be known would have been difficult for him to lose a third CAF between club last. Ibenge protected his most memorable mainland prize in Africa with Berkane in his most memorable season in control, this in the wake of losing the CAF Champions League in 2015 and the Confederation Cup in 2018.
(Source: kickoff.com) Orlando Pirates supporters might find it difficult to make sense of what happened against RS Berkane at Uyo, Nigeria on Friday. As they feel that Pirates threw away their golden opportunity of winning the CAF Confederation Cup, even though they fought harder to make it to the final.
Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Junior Khanye has sent a message to Thembinkosi Lorch after missing the penalty in the final of CAF confederations Cup. After scoring the equalizer for his side on Friday's final, Lorch missed the deciding penalty and his side ended up losing the game on penalties.
(Source: Twitter.com - @iDiskiTimes) Orlando Pirates skipper Happy Jele is one of the oldest players at Mayfair and he's edging closer to his retirement. It's unfortunate that he couldn't lead Pirates to their first CAF Confederation Cup trophy against RS Berkane yesterday at Uyo, Nigeria.
In the wake of having spent north of 25 years without winning a mainland prize, they were the principal South African group to win the CAF Champions League back in 1995, Orlando Pirates went into the CAF Confederations Cup last match in Nigeria expecting to re-compose history and become the absolute first South African group to win the CAF Confederations Cup as they clashed with a Moroccan side RS Berkane Football Club, that was their last obstacle they needed to attempt to defeat to acquire themselves a silver star under their bagde, however their inefficient assailant made them stand by considerably longer where he might have assisted them with facilitating the nerves with an early lead.
Some Berkane supporters are furious because they believe the penalty kick should have been retaken after it was already taken. The kick was an indirect free kick. The Soweto giants Orlando Pirates played RS Berkane in Nigeria Wednesday night in an attempt to end their trophy drought, but the match did not go as planned.
Ofori, Jele (c), Maela, Ndah, Shandu, Dlamini, Motshwari, Mosele, Lorch, Peprah, Hotto. SUBS: Mpontshane, Hlatshwayo, Ndlovu, Monare, Makaringe, Nyauza, Mabasa, Mntambo, Dzvukamanja. All the best RS Berkane and for the pirates as it stands no champion league and Cfcc in next season.
Source: https://www.facebook.com/1503630459916121/posts/3333825230229959/?app=fbl A punishment that was taken by the Moroccan side, Berkane, has left a few allies troubled as they felt it ought to have been re-taken. The Soweto monsters Orlando Pirates took on RS Berkane lst night in Nigeria with a desire to end the flatware dry spell, be that as it may, things didn't go as expected.
Take a look at what Florent Ibenge had to say about the Orlando Pirates before the CAF Cup Final. IBENGE: THE PIRATES ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN WINNING THIS GAME Florent Ibenge, the head coach of RS Berkane, claims that his team's victory over TP Mazembe does not give them an advantage over Orlando Pirates in the CAF Confederations Cup final.
Source: https://twitter.com/orlandopirates/status/1527771517416787972?s=20&t=erD5NwFbJQUJibNh6guh0w Orlando Pirates were sent out of the Caf confederations cup yesterday after they lost 5-4 in the penalty shoot-out. Their stroke of luck has died along with their hopes of ending the trophy drought that has dawned upon them for years.
Orlando Pirates could not win the Confederation Cup after losing 5-4 to RS Berkane. The Confederation Cup was a disappointment for the Buccaneers. Orlando Pirates' quest to win their first CAF title continues after losing to RS Berkane in the CAF Confederation Cup penalty shootout on Friday night.
Orlando Pirates captain Happy Jele says they will be counting on the support of the home fans in the one-off match because of the presence of Nigerian defender Olisa Ndah in their squad. "We must adapt to all situations. This is Africa, and we must prepare to win the title," Jele told reporters at the pre-match press conference in Uyo on Thursday.
RS Berkane lead trainer Florent Ibenge says their success over TP Mazembe is no benefit against Orlando Pirates in the CAF Confederation Cup last. Ibenge is leaving on his third CAF between club last of his profession, having completed as sprinter up in a similar rivalry and the CAF Champions League with his previous club AS Vita.