Orlando Pirates loan youngster Hlongwa to Real Kings

The KwaZulu Natal side is busy reinforcing their squad ahead of the start of the new campaign

Orlando Pirates have decided to send promising youngster Brian Hlongwa out on-loan to National First Division side Real Kings.

Hlongwa enjoyed himself in the club's MultiChoice Diski team last season, and he has been afforded a chance to take his football career to the next level. 

Hlongwa is an academy graduate from the KZN academy and joined Bucs last year. 

He featured for Real Kings in the KZN Premier's Cup this weekend. 

Meanwhile, Real Kings have welcomed former Pirates keeper Philani Zikalala and full-back Kyle Davis.

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It is unclear if the two players have put pen to paper, but the also featured for Real Kings in the two-day tournament. 

Zikalala was released by Bucs prior to the start of last season following his loan spell with Golden Arrows.

As for Davis, he arrived from the Nedbank Ke Yon 2014 side. He spent last season at the University of Pretoria.