Pirates braced for Zamalek showdown

2015-08-27 06:00
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Orlando Pirates players celebrate a goal during the one of their CAF Confederation Cup matches at Orlando Stadium.

PHOTO: gallo images Orlando Pirates players celebrate a goal during the one of their CAF Confederation Cup matches at Orlando Stadium.

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ORLANDO Pirates will battle Zamalek for Group B honours in the CAF Confederation Cup next month following the Egyptian giant’s 3-1 win at CS Sfaxien­ on Sunday night.

Bucs - who beat AC Leopards 2-0 on the weekend - and Zamalek have 12 points apiece from five games. Both teams are already through to the semi-finals of the competition, as are joint-Group A leaders Al Ahly and ES Sahel (10 points each).

Ahly edged Esperance 1-0 on Saturday, while Sahel drew 1-1 with Stade Malien on Sunday.

Pirates will meet Zamalek in Cairo on 12 September, having lost 2-1 to the White Knights at Mbombela Stadium on July 11. - Supplied

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