Orlando Pirates part ways with Ben Motshwari.

Pirates midfielder leaves Soweto to join AmaZulu

Orlando Pirates have announced the departure of midfielder Ben Motshwari. He joins AmaZulu on a one-year-deal.


Orlando Pirates part ways with Ben Motshwari.

Orlando Pirates have announced on Monday that midfielder Ben Motshwari has left the club after five years.

The 32-year-old has now signed with Durban-based side AmaZulu on a one-year deal with an option to extend.

On Monday, Pirates announced Motshwari’s departure in a statement.

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Motshwari made 130 appearances for Orlando Pirates

“In the world of football, where finesse and technique often take centre stage, there emerges an occasional warrior whose grit, determination, and bulldog approach define their legacy more than any flashy skill.

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Ben Motshwari is one of those players who embodies the spirit of a true football gladiator. Much like the legendary Gennaro Gattuso, Motshwari’s approach to the game was defined by heart and tenacity. Every time he stepped onto the pitch, he gave his all for that Orlando Pirates jersey.”

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Motshwari made 130 appearances for Pirates, winning three trophies with the Soweto giants.

“Motshwari’s journey with us has been marked by highs and lows, but through it all, his commitment to the team has never wavered. On behalf of the Orlando Pirates family, we want to express our deepest gratitude to Motshwari for his unwavering commitment and dedication,” the club said in a statement.

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