Two former Orlando Pirates first-division players have joined a similar club in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Both players were Pirates players, though not at the same time. Daring Club is a voting-based football club in the Republic of Congo. After signing the highly gifted winger Riyaad Norodien, who had been without a club since departing GladAfrica Championship team Cape Town Spurs in July, Motema Pembe now has two former Orlando Pirates players in its squad.
In a quick series of events, Jean- Marc Makusu who was shown the door at Orlando Pirates has found himself a new club where he will seek to redeem himself. The 29 years old winger who hails from Congo found life difficult under Josef Zinnbauer as he struggled to get game time.
Two players who formerly played for Orlando Pirates in South Africa's first division have linked up at a similar club in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Both players played with the Pirates, albeit not at the same time. Daring Club is a Republic of Congo football club that is founded on voting.
Al Ahli Benghazi played against Daring Club Motema Pembe away from home in the CAF Confederations Cup and drew the match 1-1 in the end.Al Ahli lost 7-6 after penalties.