June 22, 2024

Orlando Pirates face off with RS Berkane in the CAF Confederations Cup final.

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RS Berkane beat TP Mazembe 4-1 to advance to the CAF Confederations Cup final. Total aggregate was 4-2 in favor of Berkane. Mazembe won the first leg at their home but they couldn’t keep their win in Morocco.

A brace from El Fahli sent Berkane to the final that will take place on the 20th May 2022 in Nigeria at Godwill Akapbio International Stadium, Uyo. Other two goals for Berkane were scored by El Helai in the 10th minute and Larbi in the 79th minute.

This will be RS Berkane’s third final in four years, that’s 2019 and 2020 in the Confederations Cup.

Orlando Pirates reach the CAF Confederations Cup final for the first time since 2015. They won on aggregate 2-1 after losing to Al Ahly Tripoli in the return leg at home.

Pirates won the first leg in Libya 2-0 thus giving them an advantage against Al Ahly Tripoli in the second leg.

Arqoub’s goal in the 89th minute gave the visit a win but it wasn’t enough to send them to the final of this year’s Confederations Cup.

Berkane and Orlando Pirates meet for the first time and this will be in the Confederations Cup final in Nigeria.


Orlando Pirates vs RS Berkane

Date: 20.05.2022

Time: 16:00 EAT

Venue:: Godswill Akpabio International Stadium (Uyo)

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