Chippa set to sign ex-Bucs midfielder

Premiership can reveal that Chippa United are on the verge of signing former Orlando Pirates midfielder Thamsanqa Sangweni.

The former Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder is back in South Africa after a short stint with Mbabane Highlanders in Eswatini.

Sangweni is set to return to the Chilli Boys for a third stint after turning out for the club during and after his time with Sundowns and Pirates a few seasons ago.

Highlanders senior official Benson Dlamini has confirmed the possibility of the 31-year-old joining the Port Elizabeth side.

"There has been contact but the best people that can talk about it is the club [Highlanders] chairman and Chippa United," Dlamini tells

"I believe he is already there [at Chippa]."

Chippa have already signed Anthony Laffor and Ayabulela Konqobe as coach Dan Malesela, another who has returned to the club, looks to make his mark again.

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