Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Football Writer
2 minute read
27 Sep 2019
7:59 pm

Imagine Oupa Manyisa in the current Orlando Pirates squad

Tshepo Ntsoelengoe

I had quite a lengthy and interesting discussion about Oupa Manyisa’s possible return to Orlando Pirates with a friend of mine, who is a huge Bucs fan, even though I know his return it’s a bit farfetched….

Free agent Oupa Manyisa joins Chippa United. Picture: Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images

The fact is, no matter how hard Pirates fans try to move on from their former captain joining Mamelodi Sundowns as they felt betrayed, they still love him so much and they will forever have a soft spot for him. So, the conversation started with looking at top central midfielders in the country who should be in the Bafana Bafana squad. Many names were called out and to my surprise; Manyisa’s name was also on the list. So, I said to him, it is not possible that Manyisa would have been called up for Bafana because he barely gets game...