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Caf Champions League: Top 5 Orlando Pirates players to watch against Green Eagles

14:15 EAT 23/08/2019
Thembinkosi Lorch of Orlando Pirates against AmaZulu
Goal takes a look at the five Buccaneers, who could shine against Green Eagles in the Caf Champions League on Saturday

  • Ocansey Mandela Horoya & Asavela Mbekile, Orlando Pirates, January 2019

    Asavela Mbekile

    The right-back is an accomplished player having won the Caf Champions League and Caf Super League with Mamelodi Sundowns.

    Mbekile, 32, will be keen to use his experience to help the Buccaneers overcome Eagles.
  • Xola Mlambo of Orlando Pirates challenged by Perfect Chikwende of FC Platinum, March 2019

    Xola Mlambo

    The midfield maestro is expected to start for Pirates with Ben Motshwari out nursing an injury.

    Mlambo is a creative midfielder, who has the ability to make defence-splitting passes and he will be looking to impose himself against Eagles.
     

  • Ayman Ben Mohamed of Esperance challenges Vincent Pule of Orlando Pirates, February 2019

    Vincent Pule

    The left-footed midfielder remains Pirates' orchestrator-in-chief and he also has an eye for goals.

    Pule will be keen to play an instrumental role in helping Pirates secure victory in front of their supporters.

  • Ocansey Mandela, Horoya & Thembinkosi Lorch, Orlando Pirates, January 2019

    Thembinkosi Lorch

    The versatile attacker will carry the hopes of the Buccaneers having matured into the team's best player.

    Lorch will be keen to open his scoring account for the season and inspire the Soweto giants to victory.

  • Gabadinho Mhango - Orlando Pirates August 2019

    Frank Mhango

    The Malawian attacker showed glimpses of his brilliance during Pirates' draw with AmaZulu FC in midweek.

    Mhango will be eager to cement his place in Bucs starting line-up with an impressive display at Orlando Stadium.