Orlando Pirates learn CAF Champions League 2nd round opponents

Orlando Pirates learn CAF Champions League 2nd round opponents
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Soweto giants Orlando Pirates have booked their place in the second qualifying round of the CAF Champions League following an aggregate 4-0 defeat of Djabal in the first preliminary round.

The Buccaneers are aiming to bring themselves back to reckoning in Africa, having previously conquered the continent in 1995.

The long wait has been arduous to say the least; while the club has tasted lots of success in domestic football, it's been one disappointment to another since their last continental triumph.

And so, this campaign presents another chance for the team to reign supreme once more in the CAF Champions League, and set the pace for other teams in the Premier Soccer League to follow.

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A second CAF Champions League title will improve the already giant status quo Orlando Pirates boasts of; it will thrill fans, pundits and the entire nation at large.

With an exciting coach and exceptional players within the club's ranks, the 2023/24 continental season might be the Buccaneers' chance to reign supreme in Africa.

But before the club can reclaim the title currently held by Al Ahly of Egypt, they will have to make it through the second round of the qualifying series.

By this, we will introduce the team's next opponents, the venue and TV guide of Orlando Pirates blockbuster second-round clash.

Orlando Pirates CAF Champions League 2nd round opponents

Orlando Pirates have learned their opponents for the next round, and it is an interesting one.

The Buccaneers reached this stage after seeing off Djabal FC of Comoros on a 4-0 aggregate win in the first preliminary round.

Orlando Pirates players celebrate goal
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So, which team will Orlando Pirates play next?

Jose Riveiro's side will travel to Botswana to face Jwaneng Galaxy first on 15 September; the return leg will then come up at the Orlando Stadium two weeks later, 29 September.

Orlando Pirates CAF Champions League 2nd round Venue

First leg

Jwaneng Galaxy vs Orlando Pirates' clash will be played at the Galaxy Stadium in Jwaneng, Botswana on 15 September.

Second leg

The return leg which comes up two weeks later, will take place at the Orlando Stadium in the city of Orlando, Soweto, South Africa.

The winner of this two-legged clash will qualify into the CAF Champions League group stage.

Orlando Pirates CAF Champions League 2nd round TV Guide

Fans can watch these two teams go head-to-head on Supersport, the dedicated live football and other sports broadcasting platform in Africa.

A live stream of the match will also be available on YouTube through both teams' channel.

This article was most recently revised and updated 9 months ago

Joseph is a freelance writer who spends most of his time writing engaging football contents. Based in Nigeria, Joseph is a die-hard Real Madrid fan with over 8 years experience in the sports betting space. He has covered football match previews, predictions, and news across leagues in Africa and Europe.