Lorch & co's cute gesture for Makaringe

Fame & Fortune

Orlando Pirates players have been in a celebratory mood even prior to them securing a spot in the CAF Confederations Cup final as their stars showered Fortune Makaringe with some gifts.

The story

Makaringe celebrated his 28th birthday on the weekend and his teammates really came through for him as they were seen parading the midfielder.

This was then capped off with a resilient display by the Bucs in the Confederations Cup as they advanced 2-1 on aggregate despite suffering a 1-0 defeat to their opponents Al Ahli Tripoli on Sunday.

Scroll through the gallery above to see Pirates players showing Makaringe some love.

Becoming a family

It is clear that the team spirit is high at the Orlando camp as it has been all smiles, even more so during Makaringe's moment.

The former Maritzburg United star posted images of celebration on Instagram, with a caption saying: "God is love. Thank you for all the best wishes and gifts famo.

"Yours…May’s very best Igwe"

It seems like the entire squad was present for the occasion, while the likes of Thembinkosi Lorch stood out due to his stunning yet unconventional outfit! Nyoso wore a colourful cape-like blanket.

Admittedly, his look stole the show but the man of the hour was still his attacking teammate Makaringe.

Did you know?

The last continental final that the Soweto giants played in was the 2013 CAF Champions League where they lost to the competition's specialists Al Ahly.

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