Revealed: Orlando Pirates paid over R4 million for Mulenga

Revealed: Orlando Pirates paid over R4 million for Mulenga

- Zambian footballer Augustine Mulenga signed a 3-year deal with Orlando Pirates

- Pirates reportedly forked out $350 000 (over R4 million) to ensure the Zambian Player of the Year would not be snapped up by another club

- Mulenga will make his debut for the Buccaneers in the coming weeks

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Orlando Pirates fans are buzzing with the prospect of seeing one of Africa’s great talents run out for the club.

The Buccaneers’ latest signing, Zambian Player of the Year Augustine Mulenga, comes with a big reputation as an attacking magician.

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Pirates coaching staff, management and fans will hope Mulenga’s reputation will translate into goals, especially given his hefty price tag.

Briefly.co.za gathered that Orlando Pirates had to write a rather big cheque to ensure Mulenga was not snapped-up by other interested clubs. The club reportedly paid $350 000 (well over R4 million) for Mulenga.

The reigning Zambian Player of the Year signed a three-year deal with Orlando Pirates; he is expected to make his debut for the club in the coming weeks.

Buccaneer fans will be keeping a close eye on Mulenga and hoping that he is in the same devastating form he showed at his former side Zanaco and for Zambia during the African Nations Cup last year.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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