The latest Orlando Pirates news

Orlando Pirates have started their new season with renewed hope of a top-flight challenge and there has been plenty of news coming out of the Sea Robbers camp.

Here we wrap up the latest stories surrounding Orlando Pirates from the pages of and across South African football media.

Pirates’ new star says clash with Chippa is a must win

Nkosinathi Sibisi of Orlando Pirates (c) is congratulated for scoring the opening goal during the DStv Premiership 2022/23 match between Stellenbosch FC and Pirates held at Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch on 10 August 2022 Photo: Shaun Roy/BackpagePix

Orlando Pirates new recruit Nkosinathi Sibisi believes that the club need to bag three points against Chippa United on Sunday.

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Sibisi says the Sea Robbers will put themselves in a strong position if they can see off the Chilli Boys at Orlando Stadium.


Coach has fallen in love with Bucs’ fans

Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro was blown away by the support the club has received so far this season.

The songs have been sung, but now the job must be done.


Riveiro knows what is expected

Orlando Pirates coach Jose Riveiro has revealed that he doesn’t have a mandate given to him by the management when he first joined the club.

Riveiro understands the expectations from the Soweto giants and their fans as they are a big club that needs to fight and win trophies.


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Latest market values of Orlando Pirates stars

Orlando Pirates have several valuable assets in their squad and many of those players are trending upwards as well.

Find out who the most valuable Sea Robbers are.


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Jose Riveiro was delighted to get his Orlando Pirates coaching career off to a winning start with a victory over Swallows. Photo: PA

Orlando Pirates’ performance against Stellenbosch FC left the Bucs fans disappointed. 

Here are five factors Siseko Gwegwe observed from the game.


Pirates fans disappointed in midweek

Orlando Pirates fans have quickly gone from high excitement to frustrating disappointment. 

The second game of the season at Stellenbosch FC lacked real quality.


Watch Sibisi goal against Stellies

Nkosinathi Sibisi’s rocket header put Pirates ahead in midweek.

They couldn’t hold on but what a goal.


Two suspects arrested after Pirates star hijacking

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Orlando Pirates star Vincent Pule. Image: Pirates TV / YouTube

According to a shocking report from the Daily Sun earlier this month, the Pirates player’s black BMW vehicle and other items are said to have been taken during the hijacking, which reportedly took place in Johannesburg on 31 July. 

The report stated that Pule was also kidnapped during the ordeal, although there aren’t many clear details.


Sea Robbers’ bad boys

Just two games into the new season, some Pirates players are already on thin ice.

Bucs players have been booked across two matches and risk suspension if they continue to offend.


Swallows defender bound for Bucs

A Swallows FC veteran defender continues to be linked with a possible move to rivals Orlando Pirates, and coach Dylan Kerr has now weighed in.

His absence in Swallows’ 1-0 loss to Pirates in the opening fixture of the season fuelled the speculation.


Could Pirates swoop for R3-million Ghanaian midfielder?

Orlando Pirates have been one of the busiest clubs in terms of player movements during this past ‘off-season’, welcoming in the likes of Bienvenu Eva Nga, Evidence Makgopa, Miguel Timm, Azola Matrose, Tapelo Xoki and Nkosinathi Sibisi.

According to interesting reports that have now emerged this week, Ghanaian midfielder Edmund Arko-Mensah.


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