The group, originally located in Orlando Soweto, was created in 1937. After the 1940 film The Sea Hawk, they are called 'Pirates.' Their clubs have won three main trophies in one season after the first Premier League, the ABSA domestic league, FA Cup Nedbank cup and Top 8 Cup MTn 8 during the ABSA 2010-11 premiership and the ABSA domestic league, the League Cup Telkom knockout, the Top 8 Cup MTN 8 during the ABSA pre-September season and the Top 8 Cup MTN 8 in the ABSA pr premiership. They are one of two only Mamelodi Sundowns South African teams to win the 1995 CAF Champions League. It is the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup runner-up.
During the domestic league season 2016-2017 Orlando Pirates drew an average home attendance of 14,533. It was the highest second in the league history.
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