Chippa United has bolstered the defence ahead of the 2018/2019 season with the signing of accomplished defender, Thabo Nthethe.

ExecutiveChairman, Siviwe Mpengesi confirmed the player has signed a one year contract with the Port Elizabeth- based side.

A CAF Champions League winner with Mamelodi Sundowns, Ntethe is one of the most highly respected players in the Absa Premiership owing to his cool demeanor on and off the field.

Mpengesi has praised the signing ; “Thabo (Nthethe) is a player with the right characteristics and a perfect fit for the Club.

” He is a defender that is comfortable with the ball. He is a leader on and off the pitch. We are delighted to have him on board.
“We have a relatively young team and we have no doubt that Thabo will share his experience positively with the rest of the squad.

“We welcome him to the East Cape and wish him all the best, ” concluded Mpengesi.

Nthethe (34) has also played for and captained Bloemfontein Celtic before joining Mamelodi Sundowns where he had a trophy laden spell.