Orlando Pirates announce Player of the Month nominees

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Pule and Mlambo, who have been outstanding, will be hoping to win the award for the time this season

Orlando Pirates have announced the nominees for the club's Player of the Month accolade for November 2018.

The Buccaneers played five consecutive matches without a loss during the month of November and they reached their highest goal tally in a month this season as they netted 12 goals.

Forwards Thembinkosi Lorch, Justin Shonga, Vincent Pule, Augustine Mulenga, midfielders Ben Motshwari and Xola Mlambo, and defender Happy Jele all caught the eye.

Seven players have since been nominated for the monthly announced.

A club statement read: "The November LG Player of the Month Nominees have been shortlisted based on the number of appearances and each player’s consistent contribution in every game played.

"Thembinkosi Lorch and Justin Shonga lead the pack having each played in all five matches scoring three goals apiece."

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"Xola Mlambo and Augustine Mulenga follow with a goal each during the month, while Ben Motshwari and Vincent Pule together with Happy Jele have contributed significantly to the effectiveness of the midfield and stability of the defence respectively."

The fans have been encouraged to visit the club's official accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram where they can submit their vote.

Pirates will take on Free State Stars in a PSL match at the Goble Park Stadium on Tuesday.

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