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Pirates Group CAFCC Opponents Revealed

Orlando Pirates have been handed a favourable draw in Group B for the 2021/22 CAF Confederation Cup.

Pirates have qualified for the group stage of Africa’s second-tier club competition for a second consecutive season after ousting CSMD Diables Noirs (Congo) and LPRC Oilers (Liberia) in the qualification rounds.

Last season they were dumped out of the competition in the quarter-finals by eventual winners Raja Atheltic Club (Morocco) and will now be looking to go further than the last-eight round.

RS Berkane, TP Mazembe, Pyramids, Simba SC and the Buccaneers are among the favourites for the title this season and will be aiming to showcase their title credentials in the group stages that kickoff in February.

Group A:

Pyramids (Egypt)

CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)

Zanaco (Zambia)

Al Ahli Tripoli (Libya)

Group B:

JS Kabyile (Algeria) / Royal Leopards (eSwatini)

Orlando Pirates (South Africa)

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JS Saoura (Algeria)

Al Ittihad (Libya)

Group C:

TP Mazembe (DR Congo)

CotonSport (Cameroon)

Al Masry (Egypt)

OS Otoho (Congo)

Group D:

RS Berkane (Morocco)

Simba SC (Tanzania)

ASEC Mimosas (Ivory Coast)

USGN (Niger)

Lorenz Kohler
Lorenz Kohler
Lorenz Köhler is an award-winning South African football journalist. Having cut his teeth in the industry working at Kick-Off Magazine, he is now iDiski Times' senior digital content writer. He specialises in breaking top African football stories and transfers with a major focus on the 'big-three' Mamelodi Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates and CAF inter-club and international competitions. In 2021 he was listed amongst the top-five journalists under 30 in Print Media for the AIPS Awards.