Football fans didn’t expect this signing from Orlando Pirates FC that we are about to confirm below. We can confirm that Orlando Pirates FC has signed a player during this current mid season transfer period.
Orlando Pirates FC have completed the signing of former Chippa United winger Thabiso Lebitso.
United announced the departure of Lebitso on Thursday after five years with the club . The speedy winger made 97 appearances for the Chilli Boys.
He made 15 appearances this season across all competitions and scored one goal in the Carling Knockout Cup.
A close source confirmed to iDiski Times that Lebitso has now signed with Pirates. It is understood that a two-year contract with an option to extend has been agreed.
The Buccaneers will be Lebitso’s second professional after making his professional debut for Tshwane University Of Technology back in 2019.
The former TUT winger is the third player from Chippa United to join Bucs in a space of a year, following in the footsteps of Bienvenu Eva Nga and Azola Matrose.
Apart from that, in other news, Antonio Van Wyk who is currently linked with a very possible move to Kaizer Chiefs FC’s official update has been given by his agent. Van Wyk is the most wanted man in Naturena, exactly, especially by fans.
The 21-year-old has made 60 appearances and scored five goals for Stellies since making his debut in the 2021/22 season.
The South African U23 player, who has also been capped at senior level at the 2022 COSAFA Cup, has attracted the interest of several teams after his good showings for Stellies.
The former Ubuntu Academy graduate will remain forever in the history books of the Cape Winelands side after helping them clinch their first-ever major silverware, lifting the Carling Knockout Cup.
Amid reported interest in Antonio Van Wyk, iDiski Times reached out to Van Wyk’s representative Lance Davids of Football First, who confirmed that the Stellenbosch winger was happy at the club and has another year on his contract.