As South African teams prepare for  CAF competition later this month, PSL teams have started registration of players.

Orlando Pirates have announced a 27-man squad for the beginning of their CAF Champions League campaign.

The Bucs will kick start the campaign on the last week of November gainst Light Stars of Seychelles at the Orlando Stadium on the week of 27-28 November, beforethe return leg match scheduled for 4-5 December.

The club made an official statement regarding their return to the continent’s highest club competition.

“After a hiatus of three years, Orlando Pirates make a welcome return to continental football in the form of the CAF Champions League next month,” Pirates confirmed on the club’s official website.

“The Mighty Buccaneers will be welcoming Light Stars to Orlando Stadium for the midweek fixture of 27-28 November, before taking a trip to Seychelles for the return leg on 4-5 December. Success over these two legs will see the Buccaneers go on to the second round where they will face the winner of the match between Volcan de Moroni of Comoros or Namibia’s African Stars,” added Bucs.

“Meanwhile, the club has registered a 27-man squad ahead of these two crucial rounds,” confirmed Bucs.

Goalkeepers: Siyabonga Mpontshane, Jackson Mabokgwane, Brilliant Khuzwayo

Defenders: Happy Jele, Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Marshall Munetsi, Alfred Ndengane, Mthokozisi Dube, Abbubaker Mobara, Abel Mabaso, Asavela Mbekile, Innocent Maela, Paseka Mako, Caio Marcelo

Midfielders: Musa Nyatama, Xola Mlambo, Ben Motshwari, Mpho Makola, Linda Mntambo, Meshack Maphangule

Forwards: Thembinkosi Lorch, Augustine Mulenga, Thabo Qalinge, Vincent Pule, Justin Shonga, Thamsanqa Gabuza, Kudakwashe Mahachi.