AbsaPrem : Orlando Pirates scoops Sangweni under the nose of Bidvest Wits

Orlando Pirates have confirmed the signing of Thamsanqa Sangweni from Chippa United on a free transfer.

Thamsanqa last week was training with the PSL Champions, Bidvest Wits with the hope that they will sign him

The 28-year old midfield penned a 3 year deal with the Soweto Giants, ending 2020

The former Golden Arrows, Mamelodi Sundowns and Chippa United midfielder, who’s older brother Siyabonga Sangweni who is a Pirates legend expressed his joy to signing with a club with such rich history and believes he will add magic to Pirates in bringing trophies.

His elder brother Siyabonga Sangweni’s had very successful stint at the Club where he became a treble winner in his first season with the club

Sangweni said: “I am very happy to have joined the club. I look forward to making a positive contribution to the team and help the team to bounce back to where we all know it belongs.

“I would like to thank the Chairman, the staff and the supporters of Chippa United for all they have done for me, I will be forever grateful.”

Orlando Pirates chairman Dr Irvin Khoza confirmed the signing of Pirates and is happy that they have lured him to the Pirates ship.