Orlando Pirates will be seeking redemption when face AS Roma in three esports international friendly games on Friday.
The Buccaneers are coming off an 8-6 aggregate defeat to French Ligue 1 outfit Lille OSC on Wednesday evening.
They will pin their hopes on Muhammad Faiz Mahomed, who is a University of Pretoria IT student from Centurion, Gauteng.
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The professional gamer recently won the Tshwane Gaming Nights tournament and FIFA 20 Corona Virus Lockdown Challenge.
Mahomed is now set to take on two-time Gfinity Elite Series champions Roma.
The Italian giants will be represented by Nathan "Zelonius" Horton in a best-of-three international friendly game.
Horton, who hails from Birmingham, England, was signed by the Yellow and Reds last year as a player-coach.
The three games featuring two 85-rated teams will be streamed live on the Pirates Twitch tv channel.
The first game will start at 18:00 South African time.