Orlando Pirates have confirmed Thembinkosi Lorch has retained his no.3 shirt ahead of the 2020/21 season, with new signing Thulani Hlatswayo opting for a new number.
'Tyson' made it know upon his arrival that he would hold a discussion with Lorch over his preferred number that he held with Bidvest Wits and the South Africa national team.
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While he admitted that he would not force the issue, should Lorch express his strong affiliation to the shirt, he later claimed that the matter was settled.
Pirates have now confirmed the numbers that have been sent for registration to the Premier Soccer League ahead of their MTN8 clash against Cape Town City with their new signings included.
The Bafana captain has opted for no.14, while Namibia winger Deon Hotto has selected the no.11 as the famous number 10 shirt remains retired in honour of Jomo Sono - while the no.1 shirt has also been honoured for the late Senzo Meyiwa.