15 May 20:14
The might Orlando Pirates have reached their fourth final in CAF competitions.
1995 African Cup of Champions - WINNERS
2013 CAF Champions League - Runners up
2015 CAF Confederation Cup - Runners up
2022 CAF Confederation Cup - Pending ...
15 May 20:10
The final will take place in Nigeria, Uyo at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium on Friday, 20 May.
Kick-off time to be determined later early next week.
15 May 20:08
15 May 19:55
FULL-TIME: Orlando Pirates 0-1 Al Ahli Tripoli
The Buccaneers advance to the final of the CAF Champions League via a 2-1 aggregate finish.
15 May 19:53
15 May 19:51
A huge deflection off Mosele sees Arqoub's strike confuse Pirates goalkeeper Ofori.
Pirates 0-1 Tripoli (2-1 on aggregate to the Buccaneers)
15 May 19:48
15 May 19:38
78' Double change for Pirates as Pule replaces Hotto, while Lorch comes off for Makharinge.
The huge roar when Pule takes to the field. Obviously!
15 May 19:36
72' Pirates are content with just wading down the clock. A two-goal cushion has gifted them that. They are now just seeing out the game.
Sadly, Tripoli has tried their very best to get the upper hand, which has not happened for the visitors.
15 May 19:26
63' Tripoli are trying their best to get the betterment of Pirates. However, the home side have been structurely well organised defensively in this second stanza. Killing off any goal threat.
15 May 19:21
15 May 19:15
15 May 18:39
15 May 18:31
15 May 18:23
21' CHANCE! Tripoli have changed their attitude and now seems hungrier than the home side. A huge effort from Abdussalam as he lets loose on a 25-yard strike that Ofori parries to safety.
15 May 18:19
15 May 18:16
15' PENALTY! An enforced error with the ball hitting Happy Jele's hand and the referee has pointed to the spot.
15 May 18:07
15 May 18:05
4' Tripoli has been on the backfoot since the first-half whistle sounded. The Buccaneers clearly seem hungry to put this fixture to bed. However, no serious threat on goal just yet.
15 May 18:02
15 May 18:01
Pirates last participated in the CAF Confederation Cup final in 2018, where they suffered a 2-1 aggregate defeat to Tunisian giants Etoile du Sahel.
Two years prior to that in 2013, Pirates went down to Egyptian powerhouse Al Ahly 3-1 on aggregate in the CAF Champions League final.
15 May 18:01
If Pirates do overcome Tripoli in the second leg, they will either face TP Mazembe (DR Congo) or RSB Berkane (Morocco) in the final on Sunday, 29 May.
Mazembe have a 1-0 aggregate lead over Berkane. That 2nd leg kicks off after this match at 21:00 (SA time).
15 May 17:58
15 May 17:52
Orlando Pirates XI: Ofori, Jele, Ndah, Shandu, Maela, Mabaso, Mosele, Motshwari, Lorch, Hotto, Peprah.
15 May 17:51
The Buccaneers take a 2-0 lead into the reverse fixture at Orlando Stadium, courtesy of goals from Innocent Maela and Goodman Mosele.