Orlando Pirates next match: Buccaneers fixtures for 2024/25 season

Looking to catch the Orlando Pirates' next game, or plan ahead for their upcoming fixtures? This article has you covered!

There's no doubt the Buccaneers had a triumphant season under Jose Riveiro's second year at the helm.

The club defended both MTN8 and Nedbank Cup, defeating the DStv Premiership’s powerhouse – Mamelodi Sundowns in both finals.

Their season, however, started with a bitter pill to swallow. A shock defeat to Botswana's Jwaneng Galaxy, coached by South African Morena Ramoreboli, saw them eliminated from the CAF Champions League early on. 

Determined to make amends, they secured a second-place finish in the league, earning them another shot at Champions League glory.

ORLANDO PIRATES’ NEXT MATCH, DATES REVEALED

The Sea Robbers announced a week ago they would be heading back to Spain for a three-match tour in preparation for the upcoming busy campaign. 

Their pre-season adventure kicks off on July 12th at 8 pm with a clash against English Championship side Plymouth Argyle, currently managed by Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney.

Thereafter, they will travel to Seville to take on La Liga outfit Sevilla on 15 July (Kickoff time TBD).

Lastly, they lock horns with Qatar Stars League club Al Sadd SC on 19 July (Kickoff time TBD).

ORLANDO PIRATES’ MOST RECENT RESULTS

June 1, 2024: Mamelodi Sundowns 1-2 Orlando Pirates 

May 5, 2024: Orlando Pirates 1-1 SuperSport United 

May 18, 2024: TS Galaxy 1-0 Orlando Pirates

May 11, 2024: Orlando Pirates 0-1 Richards Bay

May 8, 2024: Orlando Pirates 2-0 Chippa United

ORLANDO PIRATES’ NEXT MATCH – LATEST NEWS 

The Soweto giants have confirmed one arrival so far, Gilberto Viera, and a contract extension for Miguel Timm. 

Additionally, reports suggest that Pirates have acquired Selaelo Rasebotja and Thuso Moleleki. They've also reportedly secured Thalente Mbatha on a permanent deal following his successful six-month loan spell.

They also bolstered the technical team with Devon O’Brien who’ll be serving as an analyst.

On the other hand, the club parted ways with Souaibou Marou, Fortune Makaringe, Richard Ofori, Siyabonga Mpontshane, Thabang Monare, Kermit Erasmus and Vincent Pule.

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Nkosiyabuya Sithole, a young and rising sports journalist based in Durban, South Africa, harbors a deep passion for football. Nevertheless, he aspires to become a well-rounded journalist, adept in various areas of the field.

Nkosi's career began in 2020, working as a home-based writer during the COVID-19 pandemic. He has since written for various websites, including Briefly News, FiND-iT News, and The South African. Attending live sporting events is a particular pleasure for him, as they provide opportunities for interaction with sports personalities.

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