(Source: Twitter.com - @JayNtuli_SA) The Orlando Pirates supporters are still worked out about missing out on clinching the CAF Confederation Cup. Hence, they're constantly trying to find loopholes within the current squad. As they feel that will help them figure out the club's weaknesses in hope that the technical team will be able to sort it out.
Player ratings for the Orlando Pirates vs. Maritzburg United: Lorch is back to his best, and Dlamini shines. The victory keeps the Sea Robbers in contention for a second-place finish and qualification for the Caf Champions League next season. In Orlando Pirates' 4-1 win over Maritzburg United at Orlando Stadium, Thembinkosi Lorch showed flashes of his greatest form.
Orlando Pirates disappointed their fans in an away game where they lost to RS Berkane in Confed Cup final in penalty shoot-out. Orlando Pirates lost at the final 5-4 to Moroccan Side RS Berkane in a penalty shootout in the final of Car Confederation Cup at the Gods will Akpabio International Stadium in Nigeria.
It is that time of the season were many teams in the PSL are looking to strengthen their squad to prepare for the next campaign. Pirates are going to CAF Confederations cup final they manage to grind results from the tournament. However they struggled to show consistence for most of the season in the PSL this campaign.
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.
Orlando Pirates is looking at the possible of beefing up its goalkeeping derpatment, with veteran goalkeeper Wayne Sandilands coming to an end in June, and considering he has not made an appearance this season. His future is expected to be decided in coming weeks. Onother goalkeeper facing uncertain future at Pirates is Siyabonga Mpontshane, who played for the majority of the season, after Richard Ofori suffered a long term injury his contract is also expiring next month.
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has delivered the dates for the beginning and the finish of the 2022-23 season by means of the NSL Circular this week. As indicated by SABC Sport, the impending season will start in the principal seven day stretch of August according to the past seasons with the MTN8 getting this show on the road.
After having managed to overcome DRC power house TP Mazembe, Moroccan giants RS Berkane set up a date with South African giants Orlando Pirates in Uyo Nigeria, but they never went there to play, they sat back and allowed Pirates to attack them hoping for a counter attack, Richard Ofori was literally a spectators on that game until he was called to try and save a penalty during extra-time, something he did not managed, he also managed to convert one himself to keep the Holes of the Buccaneers alive, but things did not go well for Mandla Ncikazi's troops, they only came home with a silver medal since they finished second on the competition.
Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Richard Ofori has made a mobilizing cry to his colleagues to not simply be fulfilled by arriving at the CAF Confederation Cup last, however to go full scale and win it to compose history. Privateers will meet Moroccan outfit RS Berkane in the mainland last on Friday Night in Uyo, Nigeria.
Ofori: Nobody will remember us if we lose the final Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Richard Ofori has demanded that they win the Caf Confederation Cup title because “no one remembers the losing finalists.” "We have come a long way and the journey wasn’t easy,” said Ofori as per Sun Sport.
Richard Ofori has finally Opened up about a bad incident that happened when Pirates took on Baroka.The incident shocked many people in SA. Richard Ofori clashed with Mako. He was trying to clear the ball from danger area, but he accidentally hit him on the face with a knee.
According to Orlando Pirates' Richard Ofori, people remember victors, not losers. Orlando Pirates' Richard Ofori during the CAF Confederation Cup 2021/22 Semi Final match at Orlando Stadium between Orlando Pirates and Al Ahly Tripoli. Durban — Richard Ofori of the Orlando Pirates is due to make his continental final appearance on Friday, but he understands that the public will remember the champions, not the other finalists.
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.
Last week, Orlando Pirates were extremely inefficient before giving a crucial goal to end up losing 1-0 to Al Ahly Tripoli, and Richard Ofori was furious. As it was widely this past Sunday, the Buccaneers lost the second leg of the semi-final by a single goal, but the job already was accomplished with the 2-0 win away in the first leg.
It has been an impressive run in the CAF Confederations Cup for Orlando Pirates this season and although they achieved everything through a team effort, their goalkeeper Richard Ofori has been outstanding in keeping the oppositions out of goal. The strong Ghanaian goalkeeper is yet to concede a goal from open play in this season’s CAF Confederations Cup with the only goal he conceded was from the penalty spot.
Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Richard Ofori has made a rallying cry to his teammates ahead of CAF confederations cup final. The Buccaneers are currently in Nigeria for their game against RS Berkane in the finals of CAFCC that so scheduled this coming Friday 20 May. Pirates will be looking for their first Confed cup success and will be coming up against a side that already have won the tournament before.
Orlando Pirates are on the verge of making history once more when they take on Berkane FC in the CAF Confederations Cup Final on Friday evening at 9pm. The Buccaneers could become only the first South African club to win all continental competitions they've ever competed in after claiming the CAF Champions League and Super Cup in 1995 and 1996 respectively.
(Source: Twitter.com - @iDiskiTimes) When players get to work together to achieve the same game within the club, and that's to win silverware and even games, then there might be hiccups along the way. This was visible when Orlando Pirates played to a draw against Marumo Gallants a couple of days back, but the match was overshadowed by an incident that got the football fraternity praying.
Player Rankings for the Orlando Pirates: Lorch is a dynamo, as Jele battles TS Galaxy. The Buccaneers lost 1-0 against the Rockets on Monday, extending their losing streak in the PSL to four games. Take a look at how GOAL judged the Pirates' players' performances after the game.
Orlando Pirates on Sunday evening lost a home game in the CAF Confederations Cup 2nd leg semi-final against Libyan outfit Al Ahli Tripoli. The Buccaneers had won the first leg by 2-0 and had one foot in the final of the tournament. Heading to the second leg, goalkeeper Richard Ofori held a magnificent record of not conceding in open play in the tournament this season especially on home soil.