Pirates have unveiled their new kit. Photo: Social media

Pirates have unveiled their new kit. Photo: Social media

WATCH: Pirates’ eye-catching kit unveiling video

Orlando Pirates have officially unveiled their home and away jerseys for the 2022/23 season, with a video showcasing the new design.

Pirates have unveiled their new kit. Photo: Social media

Pirates have unveiled their new kit. Photo: Social media

Pirates revealed the new designs via social media on Thursday morning, with a theme revolving around “Black & White. Day & Night.”

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You can watch the video that accompanied the Pirates kit release below:

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In the official statement, Pirates said the new designs pay homage to the club’s 85th anniversary in 2022.

“Orlando Pirates and leading global sportswear brand, adidas, today present the newly designed official Orlando Pirates Home and Away jersey for the 2022/23 season,” the note said.

“The new kit pays homage to the Soweto giants as they celebrate 85 years this year. The range consists of two new designs: Home jersey (charcoal) and an Away jersey (grey & white).

The home charcoal jersey features silver accents and logos, alongside red trim on the collar and cuffs. A subtle striping pattern covers the front and sleeves.

“The adidas Orlando Pirates Away jersey introduces a smart design graphics in white, with accents of grey patterns, black collar and red piping, with the historic “Skull and Crossbones” logo adorning the back of both jerseys, symbolising the Club’s roots,” the brief added.

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Below is a recap of what the Buccaneers have been up to in the off-season

These are the new players who have come IN:

  • Bienvenu Eva Nga
  • Evidence Makgopa
  • Miguel Timm
  • Azola Matrose
  • Tapelo Xoki
  • Nkosinathi Sibisi

Meanwhile, these are the former Pirates players who have headed OUT:

  • Kwanda Mngonyama
  • Abel Mabaso
  • Justice Chabalala
  • Elson Sithole
  • Wayne Sandilands
  • Thabang Monare
  • Linda Mntambo
  • Gabadinho Mhango
  • Thulani Hlatshwayo
  • Ntsikelelo Nyauza
  • Elson Sithole

*Azola Matrose, Tshegofatso Mabasa, Bongani Sam, Nkanyiso Zungu and Boitumelo Radiopane have also left Pirates on loan

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