Orlando Pirates In Advance Talks With Akwa United For Ndah

Orlando Pirates In Advance Talks With Akwa United For Ndah

South Africa giants Orlando Pirates are in advanced talks to sign Akwa United defender Olisa Ndah before the end of the transfer window.

Orlando Pirates, who are without a permanent head coach following the exit of Josef Zinnbauer are in the process of securing their final deals in the market.


With the transfer window officially closing on 31 August, the Buccaneers are now in advanced talks to sign the highly-rated 23-year-old who won the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) last season.

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According to KickOff.com, Pirate’s technical team have been impressed with his ability during his assessment this month and could reach a final agreement with his representatives by next week.

Ndah comes highly rated after back to back NPFL Team of the Year recognition and having made his Super Eagles debut under Gernot Rohr against Mexico in April this year.

Standing at 1.90 meters tall, with the incredible technical ability with either foot as a natural ball-playing defender he represents of the most exciting defenders to emerge from the Nigerian top-flight in recent years.

Orlando Pirates currently have Happy Jele, Ntsikelelo Nyauza, Thulani Hlatshwayo, Kwanda Mngonyama, Sandile Mthethwa and Thabo Sesane as central defensive options in the squad.

Ghana goalkeeper Richard Ofori and Zimbabwe international Terrence Dzvukamanja are the only players holding foreign quota spots at present while the imminent arrival of Kwame Peprah will make it three of five available.

Namibia international Deon Hotto and Malwai forward Gabadinho Mhango are registered as locals having been in South Africa for more than five years now.

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  • Dr. Drey 2 years ago

    2 years best CB in “many talents” NPFL back to back undergoing “TRIALS” in South Africa…and some people will come telling us tales of how westerhof scouted the league in 1990… LMAOoo.

    It’s rather sad.