Orlando Pirates transfers: Ins and outs ahead of the 2022-23 season

Wayde Jooste, Orlando Pirates, August 2021Backpagepix
  • Thulani Hlatshwayo, Orlando Pirates, October 2021Backpagepix

    Who is in, who is out at Bucs?

    Soon after wrapping up their 2021-22 season, Pirates announced that they had parted ways with Thulani Hlatshwayo and since then several players have also left the club.

    Furthermore, there have been incomings at the Houghton-based giants as the club prepares for the upcoming campaign which will start in August this year. 

    GOAL takes a look at the Buccaneers' transfer activity.

  • Frank Mhango, Orlando Pirates, April 2022Backpagepix

    Players out

    Wayde Jooste, Happy Jele, Kwanda Mngonyama, Justice Chabalala, Wayne Sandilands, Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Linda Mntambo, Abel Mabaso, Elson Sithole, Franck Mhango, Thulani Hlatshwayo and Thabang Monare have all been released by the club.

    While Azola Matrose (Chippa United), Tshegofatso Mabasa (Sekhukhune United), Bongani Sam (Maritzburg United, Nkanyiso Zungu (Richards Bay), Boitumelo Radiopane (Cape Town Spurs) have left Pirates on loan.

  • Evidence Makgopa, GOALGOAL

    Players in

    Tapelo Xoki (AmaZulu), Nkosinathi Sibisi (Golden Arrows), Evidence Makgopa (Baroka FC), Bienvenu Eva Nga and Azola Matrose (both Chippa United) and Miguel Timm (Marumo Gallants).


  • Ben Motshwari, Orlando Pirates, November 2021Backpagepix

    Who could leave?

    Zakhele Lepasa, Terrence Dzvukamanja, Ben Motshwari, Siphesihle Ndlovu, Ntsako Makhubela, Collins Makgaka, Thabiso Monyane and Tebogo Tlolane have all been tipped to leave the club this winter.



  • Victor Letsoalo, Royal AM, April 2022Backpagepix

    Players linked with Pirates

    Ronwen Williams (SuperSport United), Oscarine Masuluke (Baroka), Joseph Amoah (Vitoria Guimaraes, Portugal) Pule Mmodi (Lamontville Golden Arrows), Victor Letsoalo (Royal AM), Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo (Marumo Gallants), Franck Mbella Etouga (Asante Kotoko, Ghana) and Fiston Mayele (Young Africans, Tanzania).