Register Login Scores

Siyagobhoza

Pirates Target Striker And Defender

Siya sources close to Orlando Pirates confirmed that the Soweto giants will look to land the services of an experienced defender and a prolific striker during the upcoming January transfer window.

The Buccaneers have struggled to score goals since the departure of Zimbabwean hitman Tendai Ndoro earlier in August. According to sources a striker and a defender remain at the top of the list for the Buccaneers. 

Read: Cape Town City And SuperSport United In A Race For Rakhale?

Furthermore, sources have also revealed that Pirates have already found their targeted striker and have begun the process of bringing the player over to Parktown.

“The team has been in talks with the relevant club in securing the player who will assist the current strikers in scoring the goals needed,” said the source. 

“There was a big gap left by Tendai when he left the club and even though the likes of Lyle Foster and Justin Shonga have been brought in to add depth, a more experienced striker who is familiar with the PSL was needed to help the team achieve its ambitions,” added the source. 

Click here to check out the PSL fixtures

Soccer Laduma reported earlier that the Soweto giants were reportedly keeping close tabs on Moeketsi Sekola who is currently with Chippa United on a deal from Highlands Park.  Another name mentioned is that of Cuthbert Malajila who has fallen down the pecking order in Pitso Mosimane’s Mamelodi Sundowns team. 

Pirates are also reportedly in the race for Colombian international Leonardo Castro who is being courted by several other clubs including Kaizer Chiefs and Bidvest Wits.  

Meanwhile, the crew reported that Bidvest Wits skipper and Bafana Bafana international Thulani Hlatshwayo could be the player the Bucs are eying to solidify their defensive structures. 

Bucs’ Mbele: Our Technical Team Is Capable

Bucs Transfer List Ready?

59 comments

Top 5

The Highest-Paid Player At Each EPL Club Revealed

8 Oct 26, 2020 07:15 PM in Cadbury

Chiefs’ CAF Itinerary After Swallows Shock  

36 Nov 26, 2020 10:51 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Courtois & De Bruyne's Messages For Anele

15 Nov 23, 2020 03:46 PM in Players Abroad

Gould Signs With PSL Newbies

23 Nov 26, 2020 09:45 AM in Siyagobhoza

Rest In Peace Anele Ngcongca!

163 Nov 23, 2020 09:42 AM in PSL

Insider Lifts Lid On Chiefs' Dax Drama

87 Nov 24, 2020 02:48 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Nurkovic Dazzles As He Shows Off Model SA Bae

14 Nov 23, 2020 04:28 PM in Footballers & Chill

Courtois & De Bruyne's Messages For Anele

15 Nov 23, 2020 03:46 PM in Players Abroad

Ngcongca's Heartfelt Moments With The World's Best Players

1 Nov 23, 2020 12:05 PM in The Best Of The Rest

Agent: I’m Not Surprised By What He Did Against Chiefs

17 Nov 26, 2020 01:33 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Memela: Why I Left Pirates…

19 Nov 26, 2020 01:15 PM in Orlando Pirates