Chiefs given fresh Otladisa hope

Pirates are expected to announce Otladisa after 30 June. Image: Backpagepix

Pirates beat Chiefs to fast winger – Report

Any Kaizer Chiefs tears? Orlando Pirates have reportedly won the race to sign Katlego Otladisa from Marumo Gallants.

Chiefs given fresh Otladisa hope

Pirates are expected to announce Otladisa after 30 June. Image: Backpagepix

The move has been coming. Orlando Pirates have reportedly completed the signing of Katlego Otladisa from Marumo Gallants.

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Following a busy season that included CAF Confederation Cup football, the Buccaneers have signed Otladisa despite zero goals in 43 appearances on Gallants’ right-wing last season.

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According to Unplayable, Otladisa has placed his signature on a three-year contract that includes a two-year option to extend.

“Orlando Pirates’ new signing Katlego Otladisa has put pen to paper on a 3-year deal, with a club option for a further 2 years,” the report said.

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“”It’s done. He’ll travel to Spain with the team for pre-season,” confirms our source,’ the noted concluded.


Talking about Pirates, the club is hotly linked what is a new top-rated central defender named Hlatshwayo in Mzansi football.

Having reportedly signed TS Galaxy’s goalkeeper Melusi Buthelezi and All Stars midfielder Siphelo Baloni, the Buccaneers are now said to be targetting Golden Arrows’ midfielder Sicelokuhle Hlatshwayo.

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The 29-year-old from Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal caught Pirates’ eye after an impressive 22 appearances in Arrows’ defence last season.

“FARPost has learnt that the Buccaneers have made Abafana Bes’thende’s Sicelokuhle Hlatshwayo is one of their top defensive targets this transfer window,” FARPost reported.

“According to a source, the Soweto giants and the KZN-based club are discussing but yet to come to any agreement,” the report added.

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Sicelokuhle Hlatshwayo of Golden Arrows during the DStv Premiership 2022/23 match between Golden Arrows and Maritzburg United at Princess Magogo Stadium in Durban on 21 January 2023 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

Should Hlatshwayo make the switch to Soweto, he will become the second central defender from Abafana Bes’thende to Pirates after the superb Nkosinathi “Bhodlela” Sibisi last season.

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