From the preseason Carling Black Label Cup to the current DStv Premiership, most of us have been glued to our TVs watching Orlando Pirates. We tend to forget what these athletes do when they're not on the field and with whom they hang out when they're not in their club gear.
(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.
Early drama at the Orlando Stadium as Orlando Pirates defender and captain Happy Jele made contact with the ball with his hand while 18 yard area which resulted in the referee pointing to the penalty spot. Goalkeeper Richard Ofori attempted to protest the decision while Jele stood still not believing what he has just done.
Junior Kanye is still shocked that Pirates are playing in Africa. Pirates won on penalties against Simba to progress to the semi-final of CAF Confederations cup. They will now lock horns with Al Ahly Tripoli on Sunday. Pirates normally play with Nyauza at the back. He is not comfortable like Happy Jele.
Defenders such as Lucky Lekgwathi, Siyabonga Sangweni, and Rooi Mahamutsa have struggled to form a solid partnership since the departure of Ruud Krol in 2012. This has contributed to Orlando Pirates Football Club's on-going defensive issues. It has been Happy Jele, their only consistent central defense, who has been their most troublesome central defender over the years.
Following their loss against RS Berkane 5-4, the Orlando Pirates were unable to win the Confederation Cup. The Buccaneers were unable to win the Confederation Cup. After suffering a defeat at the hands of RS Berkane in the CAF Confederation Cup penalty shootout on Friday night, Orlando Pirates' long journey to win their first CAF trophy continues.
South African football is one of the best in terms of administration in the continent. Many players and coaches flock in from different countries, however we also have a variety of issues. The refereeing situation has often been under scrutiny for years, however SAFA has always defended the standard.
Early excitement at Orlando Stadium as Orlando Pirates defender and captain Happy Jele made contact with the ball with his hand while inside the 18-yard area. As a result, the referee indicated the location of the penalty spot for the Orlando Pirates. Jele stood still, unable to comprehend what had just occurred, while Richard Ofori, the goalkeeper, attempted to lodge an appeal against the ruling.
Pule is back | Orlando Pirates first Eleven against Tripoli Announced, Check below It has been just a happy moment for Orlando Pirates football club fans are seeing the Bench of their favourite team as the Orlando Pirates football club welcomed the return of Vincent Pule from long injury, and now he is available against Al Ahli Tripoli football club as these two teams will be battling for the spot in CAF Confederations cup finals.
Orlando Pirates captain Happy Jele has sent a message to the club's supporters ahead of their CAF confederations cup game. The Buccaneers will host the Libyan side Al Ahli Tripoli at Orlando Stadium for the second leg game of CAFCC semifinals. Pirates head to the game leading by two goals on aggregate after scoring two goals away from home.
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.
Prior to their CAF confederations cup match, Orlando Pirates skipper Happy Jele addressed a message to the club's supporters. The second leg of the CAFCC semifinals between the Buccaneers and Al Ahli Tripoli will take place at Orlando Stadium. The Pirates take a two-goal advantage into the game after two goals were scored away from home.
Despite the fact that Orlando Pirates captain Happy Jele has appeared in numerous finals throughout his time with the club, he remains straightforward about how to approach a match with a championship on the line. When Pirates face RS Berkane in the CAF Confederation final in Uyo, Nigeria, Jele will be playing in his eleventh final for the club and his third on the continent (21:00).
For Orlando Pirates top class defensive star Happy Jele he is probably the last member of a team that managed to dominate South African Football from 2010 to 2012 winning every domestic trophy available to them Since that particular period as well trophies have been hard to come by for Orlando Pirates as they have only managed to pick up two in the space of nine years which is an appalling return for a club as big as them
For Orlando Pirates star defender Happy Jele, he is likely the final member of a side that dominated South African football from 2010 to 2012, winning every domestic prize available to them. Since that time period, trophies have been scarce for Orlando Pirates, with the team winning just two in nine years, an atrocious return for a club of their size.
Ex-Pirates star the reason Pirates lost to Simba SC? Date: 18/04/2022 Orlando Pirates suffered a 1-0 defeat to Simba SC in the CAF Confederations Cup quarter-finals which was the first-leg between the two clubs. Orlando Pirates is one of the best clubs in South Africa and they dueled against Tanzania's best football club.
EX -Pirates player to blame for the team's loss against Simba SC? Simba SC defeated Orlando Pirates 1-0 in the first leg of the CAF Confederations Cup quarterfinals. South Africa's Orlando Pirates competed against Tanzania's greatest football club. In the first half, the South African football team performed admirably, but the match ended in a goalless tie at the half-time break.
Orlando Pirates have made it through to the Caf Confederations Cup Semi-finals after the sea robber claimed victory over Simba F.C on penalties. The buccaneers won the match by 1-0 which took the game to penalties because the aggregate score was a stalemate after losing the first leg by the same margin.
Orlando Pirates coach Mandla Ncikazi made a shocking statement about the team's treatment during their visit to Tanzania over the weekend. Mandla Ncikazi enquired after Orlando Pirates' 1-0 loss to Simba during the first match of their Caf Confederation Cup quarterfinal tie at the Benjamin Mkapa Arena in Dar es Salaam on Sunday night.
Orlando Pirates Coach Mandla Ncikazi lashes out after the CAF Confederations Cup match 1-0 loss against the Tanzanian outfit Simba SC on Sunday evening.The match played behind the 60-000 capacity at Benjamin Mkapa stadium in Tanzania.Ncikazi was not pleased with the conduct of the match officials and the treatment they got in Dar es salaam in preparation for their quarter final match.