Orlando Pirates reportedly gives up on the pursuit for Bafana Bafana International.
According to Siya Crew(Soccer Laduma), Orlando Pirates gives up on signing Amazulu FC shotstopper Veli Mothwa.
Mothwa has been heavily linked with a move to Pirates for years.
After multiple attempts to sign the player, Pirates gives up on signing Bafana Bafana International.
The signing of Sipho Chaineand Melusi Buthelezi, alongside the extension of Richard Ofori, seals the move off indefinitely.
Meanwhile, the club’s legendary goalkeeper Siyabonga Mpontshaneis expected to leave when his contract expires at the end of the month.
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Mothwa recently signed a two-year extension at Usuthu, and the club is reluctant to part ways with the club’s captain.
Meanwhile, Pirates’ head coach Jose Riveiro is prioritising looking for a central defender and middlefielder.
However, the impending sentencing of star attacker, Thembinkosi Lorch, will force the club to go into the market.
The 29-year-old will hear his sentencing on the 28th of July after being found guilty of assault.
The outcome of the sentencing will see the club decide to go into the market for a new attacker.
However, the rise of Relebohile Ratomo could also see the club decide otherwise.