Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Mhlongo joins Chippa United on permanent deal

The Bucs academy product has left the Soweto giants after signing a three-year deal with the Chilli Boys

Chippa United have completed the signing of Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo on a long-term deal.

The Chilli Boys initially announced the 26-year-old shot-stopper's signing on Sunday through the club's chairman Siviwe 'Chppa' Mpengesi.

However, Mhlongo's agent Mike Makaab of Prosport International, dismissed the news as he quickly took to social media to deny Mpengesi’s claims.

Makaab did not confirm or deny whether the 26-year-old shot-stopper will be staying with the Buccaneers ahead of the upcoming 2017/18 campaign.

Mhlongo's future at Pirates became uncertain after he lost his in the team's starting line-up last season

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On Tuesday, the ambitious Eastern Cape-based side confirmed Mhlongo's arrivial at the club on their official website: