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Okwuosa’s contract length with Orlando Pirates revealed

12:31 GMT+3 26/01/2017
James Okwuosa of Chippa United
The Nigerian defender has reportedly sealed his move to Orlando Pirates having successfully passed his medical tests

Former Chippa United defender James Okwuosa is believed to have been offered a three-year contract by Orlando Pirates.

The move appeared to be taking longer than it was expected this week, but according to Own Goal Nigeria, Okwuosa will soon be a Bucs player and the Soweto giants will announce his signing in the near future.

"The former Super Eagles invitee is expected to sign a three-year deal with the team, which will be made official in the coming days by both clubs," the website stated.

"Owngoalnigeria have in its possession never seen before pictures of the defender during his medical examination,” the Nigerian publication reported.

Okwuosa arrived at Bucs along with returnee Thembinkosi Lorch and Marc van Heerden, who also reportedly passed his medicals with Bucs.

Justice Chabalala is expected to join the Chilli Boys on loan for the remainder of the season. 

Goalkeeper Felipe Ovono, who will be heading to Turkey for trials, is expected to free up the club's foreign space for Okwuosa to be registered with the PSL before the closing of the January transfer window next week.