Absa Premiership

Orlando Pirates announce 9 new signings

2018-06-11 14:38
Brilliant Khuzwayo.(Gallo Images)
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Eight years ago Siphiwe Tshabalala scored the opening goal of the 2010 Soccer World Cup in South Africa.

Cape Town - Soweto giants Orlando Pirates have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo from rivals Kaizer Chiefs along with eight other players.

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"Orlando Pirates Football Club is delighted to announce the signings of Brilliant Khuzwayo, Vincent Pule, Ben Motshwari, Meshack Maphangule, Asavela Mbekile, Linda Mntambo, Abel Mabaso, Paseka Mako and Kudakwashe Mahachi," the club said in a statement.

More details on the signings will be made available closer to the start of pre-season.

The nine players will join the rest of the squad when the team returns for pre-season training on June 18.

"Strengthening of the squad has been the number one priority for the administrative office in anticipation of a grueling season which will see the club competing in five competitions, including the CAF Champions League, which starts in November," the club added.

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaign is expected to start on the weekend of the August 3-5.

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