Juan Carlos Ortiz Stellenbosch FC

Premiership side Stellenbosch FC have confirmed the signing of Venezuelan Juan Carlos Ortiz. Photo: Twitter @StellenboschFC

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High-flying DStv Premiership side Stellenbosch FC have confirmed the signing of Colombian Juan Carlos Ortiz.

Juan Carlos Ortiz Stellenbosch FC

Premiership side Stellenbosch FC have confirmed the signing of Venezuelan Juan Carlos Ortiz. Photo: Twitter @StellenboschFC

High-flying DStv Premiership side Stellenbosch FC have confirmed the signing of Venezuelan Juan Carlos Ortiz.

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Ortiz, 28, joins the Winelands outfit from Monagas SC.

Ortiz, who stands 1.89m, is most comfortable on the right-wing but due to his height can also play at centre-forward.

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Stellenbosch FC are currently third in the DStv Premiership standings with 29 points after 18 matches.

They are only a point behind second-placed Orlando Pirates – and have a game in hand over the Buccaneers.

Stellenbosch FC will be eyeing a CAF Champions League spot

Stellies will definitely be eying a CAF Champions League spot for a runner-up finish in this season’s league.

They will next be in action in a Nedbank Cup Round of 32 clash at home to Baroka FC on Friday, 11 February at 18:00.

Their next league assignment is also a match clash on Wednesday, 16 February against a struggling Swallows side.

Kick-off in that match is scheduled for 17:00.

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