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Established
1937 (84 years old)

Sport
Soccer

Stadium/Home
Orlando Stadium
(37,139 Capacity)

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Location
Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Competitions
South African Premier Soccer League
CAF Confederation Cup

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Upcoming Events
22 Oct 21 Orlando Pirates  -  Diables Noirs
27 Oct 21 Orlando Pirates  -  Bloemfontein Celtic
02 Nov 21 Orlando Pirates  -  Sekhukhune United
06 Nov 21 Kaizer Chiefs  -  Orlando Pirates
20 Nov 21 Golden Arrows  -  Orlando Pirates

Latest Results
20 Oct 21 Maritzburg United  0 - 0  Orlando Pirates
15 Oct 21 Diables Noirs  0 - 0  Orlando Pirates
02 Oct 21 Cape Town  1 - 1  Orlando Pirates
25 Sep 21 Orlando Pirates  0 - 2  Mamelodi Sundowns
18 Sep 21 Chippa United  1 - 3  Orlando Pirates

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Orlando Pirates Football Club is a South African professional football club based in the Houghton suburb of the city of Johannesburg and plays in the top-tier system of Football in South Africa known as Premier Soccer League, The team plays its home matches at Orlando Stadium in Soweto.

The club was founded in 1937 and was originally based in Orlando, Soweto. They are named 'Pirates' after the 1940 film The Sea Hawk starring Errol Flynn. Orlando Pirates are the first club since the inception of the Premier Soccer League in 1996 to have won three major trophies in a single season back to back, having won the domestic league ABSA Premiership, the FA Cup Nedbank Cup and the Top 8 Cup MTN 8 during the ABSA Premiership 2010–11 season and domestic league ABSA Premiership, the League Cup Telkom Knockout and the Top 8 Cup MTN 8 during the ABSA Premiership 2011–12 season. They are one of only two South African teams with Mamelodi Sundowns to win the CAF Champions League, which they won in 1995. They are the runners-up of 2015 CAF Confederation Cup.

Orlando Pirates drew an average home attendance of 14,533 in the 2016-17 domestic league season. It became the second highest in the league.

One of their biggest rivalries, besides the one with Kaizer Chiefs, is the rivalry with Moroka Swallows.

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Orlando Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium, in Soweto, a suburb of Johannesburg, in Gauteng province in South Africa. It is home venue for Orlando Pirates Football Club, a professional soccer team, which plays in the Premier Soccer League

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