Orlando Pirates early exit in the Caf Champions League has raised questions whether interim coach Rulani Mokwena is the right man to get the team back to winning ways.
Orlando Pirates coach Rhulani Mokwena believes his side was unlucky not to progress to the next round of the Caf Champions League.
Orlando Pirates, bowed out after drawing 1-1 in Soweto with debutants Green Eagles of Zambia, who took a 1-0 lead into the return match.
The Buccaneers suffered a 1-0 defeat in the first-leg against Eagles a fortnight ago in Lusaka.
Mamelodi Sundowns face Congolese outfit Otoho d’Oyo in a CAF Champions League preliminary round second leg tie at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday.
A Hussein el Shahat hat-trick helped Al Ahly of Egypt overwhelm Atlabara of South Sudan 9-0 Friday and equal the record for a CAF Champions League aggregate winning margin. 

Pitso to use his tried and tested against Otoho

Themba Zwane and Sibusiso Vilakazi are set to start for Sundowns in tonight’s clash against Otoho.

Mokwena warns Eagles ahead of Caf clash

What makes Mokwena much more confident ahead of this game is the fact that they will be playing at home.

Former Ghana striker Agogo dead at 40

Former Ghana international striker Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40, four years after suffering a stroke, the country’s football association said Thursday.

Sundowns always finds a way – Lebusa

The confidence in Mamelodi Sundowns defender Mosa Lebusa is sky high going into Saturday’s Caf Champions League preliminary match second leg against Congo-Brazzaville side Otoho d’Oyo.

‘Sloppy’ Sundowns prepare to take on Otoho

Mamelodi Sundowns appear to be struggling to find their rhythm and play like the well-oiled machine they usually are. 

FIFA appoints emergency committee to run Egyptian football

With Egyptian football in chaos following the sudden departure of the national federation’s leadership, FIFA on Tuesday appointed a temporary committee to take over.

Monaco sign Slimani on loan from Leicester

Monaco have signed veteran Algerian international striker Islam Slimani on loan from Leicester City, sources close to the Ligue 1 club told AFP on Tuesday.

Mo Salah U-turn on teammate’s harassment scandal divides Egyptians

Egypt and Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has reignited heated views about a sexual harassment scandal involving his national team-mate Amr Warda in a CNN interview which aired Monday.

‘Shocked’ Nigeria FA want to help banned coach Siasia clear his name

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said on Monday  that they were “shocked” by a life ban on former national coach Samson Siasia by FIFA for bribery, vowing to overturn it.

Senegal goalkeeper Gomis set for French club Dijon

Senegal goalkeeper Alfred Gomis has joined Ligue 1 club Dijon from Italian Serie A side SPAL, sources close to the French outfit said on Monday.

African players in Europe: Angolan wonder boy helps shock PSG

Angolan 16-year-old Eduardo Camavinga, who practised judo as a child, was the African star in Europe at the weekend, helping Rennes shock star-stacked Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 in the French Ligue 1.

Ex-Pirates coach Micho confirmed as Zamalek coach

Zamalek have officially confirmed the appointment of former Orlando Pirates coach Micho Sredojevic.

Nigeria recall Iheanacho for Ukraine friendly

Nigeria recalled Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho on Wednesday for next month’s friendly against Ukraine after he was dropped for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Pirates to prepare thoroughly for Eagles 

The Buccaneers lost 1-0 away from home to Eagles, the Bucs coach has promised to prepare his team well in order to advance to the next round of the competition.



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