Orlando Pirates Squad 2022/2023 – Pirates New Signing

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Orlando Pirates Football Club (often known as Pirates) is a South African professional football club situated in the Houghton neighborhood of Johannesburg. The squad competes in the Premier Soccer League, South Africa’s top-tier football league.

The club was created in 1937 and was situated in Orlando, Soweto at the time. They’re called ‘Pirates’ after Errol Flynn’s 1940 picture The Sea Hawk.


Orlando Pirates Updates

Orlando Pirates Football Club can confirm that it has reached an agreement with Richards Bay for the services of Nkanyiso Zungu on a season-long loan for the upcoming 2022/23 season.

Orlandopiratesfc.com can also confirm the departure of strikers Tshegofatso Mabasa and Boitumelo Radiopane who will be joining Sekhukhune United and Cape Town Spurs respectively.

Meanwhile, Bongani Sam will move to KwaZulu Natal province where he will join Maritzburg United on loan for a season.


Tyson Hlatshwayo

Orlando Pirates part ways with Thulani Hlatshwayo. Former Bafana Bafana captain Tyson leaves Orlando Pirates after two seasons with the club following a request to be released. His numbers at Orlando Pirates: -Games: 51 – Clean sheets involved in: 19 – Goals: 1 – Own goals: 1

Orlando Pirates Football Club and Tyson Hlatshwayo jointly announce the amicable parting of ways between the two parties.

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Orlando Pirates Football Club can confirm that it has parted ways with Coach Fadlu Davids.

Davids – 41 who joined the organisation in 2019 as an Assistant Coach, will leave the Club upon the expiration of his contract at the end of this month.

Ever professional and always disciplined in his approach, Mr Davids leaves the Club having performed his duties in an exemplary manner.

Meanwhile, the Club can also confirm the departure of Head Performance Analyst Darian Wilken.


Kwame Peprah
Orlando Pirates will demand €550,000 for the sale of Kwame Peprah (21). An offer from Greek has been rejected for the Ghanaian. The price is low. Pirates‘ bosses are unhappy about it.

Goalkeeper – Orlando Pirates 2022/2023

40 Siyabonga Mpotshane [South Africa] South Africa 17/04/1986
31 Richard Ofori [Ghana] Ghana 01/11/1993
30 Wayne Sandilands [South Africa] South Africa 23/08/1983
41 Elson Sithole [South Africa] South Africa
35 Kopano Thuntsane [South Africa] South Africa 30/10/1999

Defenders – Orlando Pirates 2022/2023

14 Thulani Hlatshwayo [South Africa] South Africa 18/12/1989
4 Happy Jele [South Africa] South Africa 01/01/1987
17 Wayde Jooste [South Africa] South Africa 27/09/1991
23 Innocent Maela [South Africa] South Africa 14/08/1992
29 Paseka Mako [South Africa] South Africa 01/04/1994
38 Kwanda Mngonyama [South Africa] South Africa 25/09/1993
2 Thabiso Monyane [South Africa] South Africa 30/04/2000
5 Ntsikelelo Nyauza [South Africa] South Africa 10/05/1990
19 Bongani Sam [South Africa] South Africa 30/07/1997
36 Thabiso Sesane [South Africa] South Africa 04/05/2001


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Midfielders – Orlando Pirates 2022/2023

37 Terrence Dzvukamanja [Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe 05/05/1994
44 Abel Mabaso [South Africa] South Africa 15/05/1991
15 Fortune Makaringe [South Africa] South Africa 13/05/1993
28 Ntsako Makhubela [South Africa] South Africa 14/03/1994
32 Linda Mntambo [South Africa] South Africa 03/06/1989
16 Thabang Monare [South Africa] South Africa 16/09/1989
20 Goodman Mosele [South Africa] South Africa 18/11/1999
6 Ben Motshwari [South Africa] South Africa 21/03/1991
8 Siphesihle Ndlovu [South Africa] South Africa 30/09/1996
26 Bandile Shandu [South Africa] South Africa 19/01/1995
Gladwin Shitolo [South Africa] South Africa 10/08/1989
24 Tebogo Tlolane [South Africa] South Africa 21/12/1994
34 Azola Tshobeni [South Africa] South Africa 07/06/2002
21 Nkanyiso Zungu [South Africa] South Africa 23/01/1996


Forwards – Orlando Pirates 2022/2023

43 S’miso Wandile Bophela [South Africa] South Africa 10/04/2000
18 Kabelo Dlamini [South Africa] South Africa 16/05/1996
11 Deon Hotto [Namibia] Namibia 29/10/1991
25 Zakhele Lepasa [South Africa] South Africa 19/03/1997
3 Thembinkosi Lorch [South Africa] South Africa 22/07/1993
9 Tshegofatso Mabaso [South Africa] South Africa 01/10/1996
12 Collins Makgaka [South Africa] South Africa 28/06/1996
7 Gabadinho Mhango [Malawi] Malawi 27/09/1992
49 Olisa Ndah [Nigeria] Nigeria 21/01/1998
46 Kwame Peprah [Ghana] Ghana 16/12/2000
45 Vincent Pule [South Africa] South Africa 10/03/1992
42 Boitumelo Radiopane [South Africa] South Africa 11/10/2002

Manager – Orlando Pirates 2022/2023

Fadlu Davids [South Africa] South Africa 21/05/1981



Orlando Pirates became the first club since the Premier Soccer League’s inception in 1996 to win three major trophies in the same season, winning the ABSA Premiership, the FA Cup Nedbank Cup, and the Top 8 Cup MTN 8 in the 2010–11 season and the ABSA Premiership, the League Cup Telkom Knockout, and the Top 8 Cup MTN 8 in the 2011–12 season.

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They are one of just two South African teams to have won the CAF Champions League, which they did in 1995 alongside Mamelodi Sundowns. They finished second in the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup.

The Pirates have won a total of 33 awards and league championships since their existence. Orlando Pirates are without a doubt one of Africa’s top clubs, with so much achievement under their belt.

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  1. Mphethe says:

    Orlando Pirates need Benny McCarthy as Head Coach.
    Pirates play a very good football but lacks finishing, and and so this means Pirates need a striker who has the capability of scoring

  2. As a supporter of Orlando Pirates i would like be updated what is happening about the team.

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