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Bucs Announce Season Squad Numbers

Orlando Pirates have revealed the player squad numbers for the upcoming season on their official website. 

Pirates began the season with a 1-1 draw with newly promoted Highlands Park this past Saturday and fans would have noticed several new changes in the jersey numbers worn by the Bucs players.  

Read: Bucs Set To Loan Two Youngsters

Notable changes included Zambian striker, Augustine Mulenga who now wears number 17, formally worn by the likes of Benni McCarthy as opposed to the number 42 he wore in his first season at Pirates.

His countryman Justin Shonga replaces his number 27 jersey with number 12, while former Bidvest Wits attacker, Vincent Pule now sports jersey number 45 made famous by  Lehlohonolo Majoro.

The rest of Bucs squad numbers as confirmed by the club’s website:

1 Brilliant Khuzwayo

2 Ntsikelelo Nyauza

3 Thembinkosi Lorch

4 Happy Jele

5 Mpho Makola

6 Gladwin Shitolo

7 Kudakwashe Mahachi

8 Thabo Matlaba

11 Luvuyo Memela

12 Justin Shonga

14 Musa Nyatama

15 Thabo Qalinge

16 Jackson Mabokgwane

17 Augustine Mulenga

18 Abbubaker Mobara

19 Lyle Foster

20 Xola Mlambo

23 Innocent Maela

24 Thabiso Kutumela

27 Ben Motshwari

28 Mthokozisi Dube

29 Paseka Mako

30 Wayne Sandilands

31 Thamsanqa Gabuza

32 Linda Mntambo

33 Marshall Munetsi

34 Justice Chabalala

35 Diamond Thopola

37 Asavela Mbekile

38 Augustine Mahlonoko

39 Phetso Maphanga

40 Siyabonga Mphontshane

42 Meshack Maphangule

44 Abel Mabaso

45 Vincent Pule

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