ORLANDO PIRATES

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Orlando Pirates FC is a South African football club based in Parktown, Johannesburg that plays in the Premier Soccer League. The club was founded in 1937 and was originally based in Orlando, Soweto.

From small beginnings in 1937, Orlando Pirates Football Club has become more than just one of the most successful soccer teams in South Africa: It is ingrained in the Culture of the culture of the country. For around eight to ten million fans, there’s no grey area. It’s black and white. The only team from South Africa to ever win the CAF champions league trophy, Orlando Pirates is among the oldest teams in SA. Some of the greatest players who turned out for Pirates in the past, Kaizer Motaung and Jomo Sono, went on to form their own teams after playing for the Buccaneers. Vodacom is proud to be associated with this Soweto born team.