- Orlando Pirates has warned that its assistant coach Rhulani Mokwena’s social media accounts have been hacked
- The club warned that scammers posing as Mokwena were trying to defraud followers
- The scam involved asking supporters to pay a fee to attend trials
PSL giants Orlando Pirates have issued a warning to its supporters and followers on social media. The club said its assistant coach Rhulani Mokwena’s social media accounts had been hacked and scammers were trying to defraud his followers.
Orlando Pirates said scammers were posing as Mokwena and were trying to ilicit funds from the clubs supporters.
The scam involves Mokwena supposedly asking supporters to pay a fee in order to secure tickets to Orlando Pirates trials.
Briefly.co.za gathered that in an official statement the club said it would never charge supporters entrance or any other fee for entrance to trials. The club also noted that all information regarding such trials would only be communicated via official Orlando Pirates channels.
Kickoff.co.za reported that Orlando Pirates told supporters to be wary of any suspicious activities and to always check the club’s official website and social media pages to verify whether information is true.
Meanwhile, Thamsanqa Gabuza will not be in the playing side when the PSL resumes this weekend. Gabuza was handed a two-match ban after his spectacular meltdown in the match against Black Leopards.
Orlando Pirates will face SuperSport United on Saturday. Pirates will be desperate to turn their season around and start winning matches.
SuperSport are currently sitting pretty at the top of the league table.
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