Pirates Set To Host First Leg Of Confed Cup final

Pirates Set To Host First Leg Of Confed Cup final
Mpho Makola of Orlando Pirates (m) celebrates a goal with teammates during the CAF Confederation Cup match between Orlando Pirates and AC Leopards on 22 August 2015 at Lucas Moripe Stadium Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Monday Oct 05, 2015. 13:33

South African side Orlando Pirates are set to host Tunisian giants Etoile du Sahel in the 2015 Caf Confederation Cup final first leg encounter.

The Buccaneers booked their place in the finals after overcoming Egyptian giants Al Ahly 5-3 on aggregate in the semi-finals.

Eric Tinkler's men defeated the Red Devils 1-0 at home in Soweto in the first leg, before beating them 4-3 at the Suez Stadium on Sunday night.

Sahel advanced to the finals following their 5-4 aggregate victory over their more fancied opponents Zamalek of Egypt.

The final first leg encounter will be played on the weekend of the 20-22 November 2015 in South Africa.

While the second leg clash is scheduled to take place the following weekend, 27-29 November in Tunisia.

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