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Orlando Pirates Extends Jele's Contract at 35: Longest Serving Member.

Orlando Pirates have activated an alternative in Happy Jele's agreement in step with his agent, Jazzman Mahlakgane. The veteran defender has been one in all Bucs' maximum dependable defenders this season and the membership has determined to praise his consistency via way of means of extending his agreement.

Jele had signed a one-yr extension previous to the begin of the modern season with Pirates having an choice to amplify to June, 2023. Mahlakgane has now disclosed that the Soweto giants have taken up the choice withinside the former Bafana Bafana international's deal. "Yes, the choice in his agreement has been taken up via way of means of the membership,"

Mahlakgane, who additionally represents Jele's Bucs teammates, Thembinkosi Lorch and Tshegofatso Mabasa, told GOAL. Jele, who became 35 on January 1, is the longest-serving participant withinside the modern Bucs squad having joined the Houghton-primarily based totally giants in 2006 as an 18-yr-vintage starlet.

The former Walters Stars participant has struggled with accidents withinside the modern campaign, however he has been rock-strong on the again whenever he functions for the team. Nicknamed Magents, Jele has made 12 appearances throughout all competitions this term - supporting the Buccaneers hold 5 smooth sheets and he has additionally scored twice.

Magents have become the maximum capped Pirates participant of all time while he took the sector for the four-hundredth time towards Swallows FC withinside the Soweto Derby conflict in September ultimate yr.

He had already damaged the long-status file which changed into formerly held via way of means of former Nigeria and Pirates goalkeeper William Okpara with 375 appearances.

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