Shonga wins Pirates accolade

The Zambian recruit claimed honours with a stunning long-range finish against Chippa United in a 4-2 league win for the Buccaneers.

Shonga beat off competition from teammates Bernard Morrison, Thembinkosi Lorch and Thabiso Kutumela, as well as MultiChoice Diski Challenge pair Grant Peters and Andile Tshabalala.

Fans voted on the club's social media platforms.

Past recipients include the versatile Thabo Matlaba and youngster Ricardo Lourenco.

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