Two Big Signings In, More Chippa Announcements Soon
Chippa United To Make Further Announcements On Signings
Chippa United confirmed that the club is set to announce more new signings this week.
The Port Elizabeth outfit is having intentions of reinforcing the squad with experienced players for the upcoming 2017/18 season. So far in this transfer window, the Chilli Boys have confirmed the signing Brighton Mhlongo from Orlando Pirates, as well as Mark Mayambela from Ajax Cape Town.
Both players have been signed on respective three-year deals.
Chippa’s Executive Chairman, Siviwe Mpengesi, has thanked Pirates chairman Dr Irvin Khoza for Mhlongo’s deal.
“We are pleased to confirm that Brighton will don the Chippa United jersey for the next three years.
“He is one of the top goalkeepers in the country, and his arrival can only strengthen us going to the season ahead,” Mpengesi told Chippa’s website.
“Thank you to Dr Khoza and Orlando Pirates, they once again showed their professionalism during negotiations.
“I would also like to thank Prosport International for their contribution in making this deal happen.
“Lastly my management team down (in) Port Elizabeth, in particular, Mr Peter Koutroulis who worked tirelessly in tying up this deal,” confirmed Mpengesi as quoted on the club’s website.
The Eastern Cape club has confirmed that they ‘will announce other new signings later this week’ to further strengthen the team. Dan Malesela’s team is currently in Durban for their pre-season camp.