Phakaaathi Reporter
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18 Jan 2017
4:13 pm

Highlands keen on Pirates’ Gcaba

Phakaaathi Reporter

Highlands Park are said to be interested in signing out-of-favour Orlando Pirates defender Ayanda Gcaba.

FILE PIC. Ayanda Gcaba during the CAF Champions League Final 1st Leg match between Orlando Pirates and Al Ahly from Orlando Stadium on November 02, 2013 in Soweto, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

According to a source close to the Lions of the North, the teams have started talking about a possible loan move for the defender.

Gcaba is struggling to get game time at Pirates, and last week, the former Free State Stars defender was an unused substitute during the Multichoice Diski Challenge match between Pirates and Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs.

“Gordon [Igesund] is a fan of Gcaba. He likes his work rate, and he believes he can strengthen his defence,” said a source close to Highlands.

Meanwhile, Highlands have reportedly signed Bidvest Wits right back Siyabonga Nhlapo.

Nhlapo is said to have signed a six-month loan contract with the Lions of the North.