Orlando Pirates have confirmed the signing of Chippa United duo, Diamond Thopola and Phetso Maphanga, as part of a swap deal.
They said in a statement on their website today, “Orlando Pirates Football Club is pleased to announce the signings of defenders Diamond Thopola and Phetso Maphanga from Chippa United.
“Both players join the club with immediate effect and will be introduced to the coaching staff when training resumes on December 27.
“Maphanga is a defender who is in the mould of team captain Thabo Matlaba while Thopola, who was captain of the Chilly Boys is known for his no-nonsense style of play.”
Thabo Rakhale has gone the other way as part of the deal.