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Is Kaizer Chiefs Bigger Than Orlando Pirates?

We will check which team is the bigger one in terms of club honours , fans , The sponsors of the teams, Stadium capacity and Continental success.

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Orlando pirates football Club also known as Bucaneers, Bucs, Ezikamagebhula, Sea Robbers, The Ghosts, Happy People and  Amabhakabhaka. It was founded in 1937, the Chairman is Dr Irvin Khoza and the Coach is Eric Tinkler. Kaizer Chiefs also known as Amakhosi  the Glamour boys was founded in 1970 by Kaizer Motaung, they are coached by Steve Kompela.

Stadium capacity:

home ground of the Bucaneers Orlando stadium holds 40000 fans, Kaizer Chiefs home ground stadium holds 95000.

Club honours:

Kaizer Chiefs has won more 63 cups since they started playing professional football,They are on the brink of adding the MTN 8 trophy when they play the final with Ajax Capetown.Orlando pirates has won 43 cups since its inception they stand a chance to add the Caf Confedarations Cup since they are on the semi-finals of the competition.


Kaizer chiefs is the most followed football team in south Africa followed by Orlando Pirates.


kaizer Chiefs Nike kit supplier, Hollard insurance, Supersport , Carling black label, Vodacom principal sponsor Orlando pirates is Vodacom principal sponsor , Pegeot official vehicle supplier , Adidas official kit supplier,Greyhound transport supplier, Acer official IT partner and Supersport new media internet supplier.

Continetal success:

Orlando Pirates continental success is bigger than Kaizer Chiefs, Pirates won the Caf Champions League in 1995 and they played on the 2013 Caf Champions league finals pirates are on the sem-finals of the Caf Confederations Cup 2015.Kaizer Chiefs won the African Cup winners back in 2001.



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