BREAKING: Pirates dump 8 players!

Soweto giants Orlando Pirates have confirmed that they have parted ways with eight senior squad players on mutual ground.

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Last week, the Buccaneers confirmed the signing of four players – Thulani Hlatshwayo, Deon Hotto, Collins Makgaka and Terence Dzvukamanja.

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Xola Mlambo in action in the Soweto Derby. (FourFourTwo)

Pirates released a statement via their official website which read:

Orlando Pirates Football Club can confirm that it has met with the following players and their respective representatives and both parties have agreed to mutually terminate.

•    Alfred Ndengane
•    Diamond Thopola
•    Xola Mlambo
•    Meshack Maphangule
•    Brian Hlongwa
•    Thembela Sikhakhane
•    Augustine Mulenga
•    Tercious Malepe

The Club would like to thank all the players for their service and wish them the best in their future endeavours.