- The news of South African football team Orlando Pirate's newest member, Jean-Marc Makusu Mundele, was recently announced
- The 28-year-old will be joining the team on a season-long loan from AS Vita Club
- South African soccer fans have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts on the signing
Orlando Pirates recently took to their official Twitter page to share the news of their latest team member, Jean-Marc Makusu Mundele. The 28-year-old footballer, whose nickname is JM, is originally from the Congo and previously played for AS Vista Club.
Along with a short introductory clip made by JM, the page shared a long list of facts about Jean-Marc, some of which included his weight, position, and jersey number. Jean-Marc had the following to say about his new team:
“I am happy to have joined this prestigious club and I look forward to a successful stay. This move presents a new challenge in a new country for me. I have lofty ambitions and I am confident that I can achieve them with my new teammates.”
Meanwhile, soccer fans took the chance to share their thoughts.
"Pirates will win treble this season. Pirates will dominate the domestic league. Pirates will be a force to be reckon with. Let that sink in!"
"Welcome JM. Your South African name is Bab' Masuku, just gonna twist your surname."
"We can't go around signing old players whilst we can promote our youngsters and give the likes of Muwowo a chance.You should have signed a centre back.I hope he's very good so that he can bench that selfish Bhadino Mhango."
In other Briefly.co.za news, Kaizer Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt is not in a good place right now after being soundly beaten in the last five outings.
To add insult to injury. their last defeat was the Soweto Derby against Orlando Pirates who beat them 2-0 in the MTN8 semi-final second leg game at the FNB Stadium.
A week before, the Chiefs were embarrassed by the Bucs who beat them 3-0. The last match they won against Chippa United, thanks to an own goal, was not much of a win. Hunt told Supersport TV after the painful encounter that the Pirates' new signings have shown a great deal of promise.
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