Orlando Pirates are reportedly undecided on whether or not they will recall the defender Nkosinathi Mthiyane back from his loan. Mthiyane was loaned out by Bucs to Golden Arrows at the start of the 2016/17 season.
Orlando Pirates will be getting their 2017/18 season off to a start when they face off against Chippa United today. The Buccaneers will be going into the match with a new technical team in the driving seat in an attempt to turn their fortunes around after a disappointing 2016/17 campaign.
The Pretoria derby will be taking place today as SuperSport United host Mamelodi Sundowns. Pitso Mosimane's team bowed out of the MTN8 tournament after failing to beat Maritzburg United. However, the Chloorkop-based side will be looking to turn their fortunes around in the league and get their campaign off to a positive start.
Orlando Pirates will begin the 2017/18 campaign at home against Chippa United. Former Bucs captain and current Chippa United coach Dan Malesela has given an insight as to how he used to do it as the Sea Robbers' captain, and is confident of beating his former team.