Lorch given greenlight to return for Pirates

Orlando Pirates have provided an update on star player Thembinkosi Lorch’s availability after he was suspended for breaching club protocols.

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Lorch, along with Zambian attacker Justin Shonga were both barred from the club’s involvement in recent matches after been found guilty on a few of the club’s transgressions.

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Thembinkosi Lorch and Justin Shonga. (Image: The South African)

The Buccanneers have since released a statement on their official website regarding the two players.

Thembinkosi Lorch has been cleared to return to the squad following the finalization of the disciplinary proceedings against him and the lifting of his suspension by the Club.

Lorch has pleaded guilty to all charges that were brought against him by the Club. Lorch further apologized for his misdemeanor and has accepted the sanction imposed on him by the Club.

The 25-year-old has joined the squad in the BSE Bubble after undergoing his two COVID-19 tests as per the protocols.

Meanwhile, the Club can confirm that Justin Shonga remains suspended as he awaits the finalization of the disciplinary proceedings against him.