Executive Chairman, Siviwe Mpengesi has confirmed the signing of goalkeeper, Brighton Mhlongo from Orlando Pirates on a three year deal effective immediately.
The confirmation puts to bed speculation around the player’s move to the Port Elizabeth-based side.
Mpengesi welcomed Mhlongo to the Chilli Boys; “We are pleased to confirm that Brighton will don the Chippa United jersey for the next three years.
“He is one of the top goalkeepers in the country, and his arrival can only strengthen us going to the season ahead,” he continued.
Mpengesi paid a glowing tribute to to both Orlando Pirates and Prosport International for making the deal possible,”Thank you to Dr Khoza and Orlando Pirates, they once again showed their professionalism during negotiations.
“I would also like to thank Prosport International for their contribution in making this deal happen.
“Lastly my Management Team down Port Elizabeth, in particular Mr Peter Koutroulis who worked tirelessly in tying up this deal,” concluded Mpengesi.
Chippa United will announce other new signings later this week.