Orlando Pirates sign Zambian winger while Sundowns unveil their new signing

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South Africa’s Orlando Pirates FC have announced the signing of a new winger from Zambian football club Nkana F.C.

The new player is Austin Muwowo who was on loan at Forest Rangers last season and he was one of the top performers in the Zambia Super League(ZSL). During the season, Muwowo scored ten goals and contributed eight assists.

In fact, Orlando Pirates have been busy in the transfer market lately, signing new players and releasing others.

A statement on the club’s website reads as follows:” Orlando Pirates Football Club is delighted to announce that it has reached an agreement with Nkana FC for the services of Austin Kaunda Muwowo,

“The Zambian winger was on loan at Forest Rangers last season where he went on to become one of the top performers in the Zambian Premier League having registered 10 goals and 8 assists for the side managed by former Buccaneer Perry Mutapa.”

On the other hand, Mamelodi Sundowns have unveiled the signing of Uruguayan striker Mauricio Affonso from Peruvian club Alianza Lima.

The 27-year old scored eight goals with Alianza last season and contributed three assists.

Sundowns wrote on their official website: “Mamelodi Sundowns have agreed terms with striker Mauricio Affonso and the Uruguayan has already joined his new club for their pre-season camp,

“The 27-year-old becomes our first recruit ahead of the upcoming 2019/20 season and has signed a five-year deal at Chloorkop.”

 



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