DURBAN – Orlando Pirates haven’t tasted success in the MTN8 since 2011 and they are eager to end that dry spell in the competition.
Julio Leal was the last manager to capture the eight-team tournament with the Buccaneers.
The Sea Robbers lost 1-0 to arch rivals Kaizer Chiefs at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban in the 2014 final as Tefu Mashamaite headed his side to victory.
Pirates are going through a trophy drought. They haven’t lifted silverware in five seasons.
Nyasha Munetsi is targeting a flying start to the new season with the Buccaneers.