CAF Confederation Cup result: Orlando Pirates LOSE in Nigeria

Orlando Pirates lost their CAF Confederation Cup final clash against Morocco’s RS Berkane in Uyo, Nigeria on Friday.

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Thembinkosi Lorch went from hero to zero for the Buccaneers after he scored the equaliser for Orlando Pirates to send the match into penalties – only to miss from the spot in the shootout.

The match finished goalless after 90 minutes.

RS Berkane took a 1-0 lead in the first period of extra-time through Youssef El Fahli, with Lorch scoring in the 117th minute.

The Moroccan side, who won the CAF Confederation Cup in 2020, were flawless in the penalty shootout, winning 5-4 to lift the trophy.

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South Africa remain winless in the second-tier African competition.

CAF CONFEDERATION CUP WINNERS TO DATE:

2004 – Hearts of Oak (Ghana)

2005 – FAR Rabat (Morocco)

2006 – Etoile du Sahel (Tunisia)

2007 – CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)

2008 – CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)

2009 – Stade Malien (Mali)

2010 – FUS Rabat (Morocco)

2011 – MAS Fez (Morocco)

2012 – AC Leopards (Congo)

2013 – CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)

2014 – Al Ahly (Egypt)

2015 – Etoile du Sahel (Tunisia)

2016 – TP Mazembe (DR Congo)

2017 – TP Mazembe (DR Congo)

2018 – Raja Casablanca (Morocco)

2019 – Zamalek (Egypt)

2020 – RS Berkane (Morocco)

2021 – Raja Casablanca (Morocco)

2022 – RS Berkane (Morocco)

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