Misbehaving Orlando Pirates stars told to shape up or ship out! – report

Orlando Pirates chairman Dr. Irvin Khoza has reportedly told his misbehaving stars that they should shape up and ship out.

Misbehaving Orlando Pirates stars told to shape up or ship out! – report

Orlando Pirates chairman Dr. Irvin Khoza has reportedly told his misbehaving stars that they should shape up and ship out.

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In recent weeks, a number of Pirates players have let the brand down by doing things that attracted negative publicity in the media.

Striker Gabadinho Mhango made headlines for all the wrong reasons after reportedly failing to settle a R26 000 bill at a Pretoria Night Club in September.

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This was followed by a case of assault against midfielder Ben Motshwari who was arrested before the said case was struck off the roll.

Motshwari was subsequently suspended by Pirates for a number of weeks before being allowed to return to training this week.

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Just over a week ago, Goodman Mosele went AWOL instead of reporting to the Bafana Bafana camp for back-to-back 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Ethiopia.

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos went hard on Mosele for his stunt before expressing disappointment at another Pirates star in Thembinkosi Lorch.

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Lorch is currently nursing a shoulder injury but what surprised Broos the most was how active the attacker is on social media when he should be focusing on his recovery.

Now, according to Sunday World, Khoza reportedly had a meeting with the entire Pirates squad to lay down the law and remind them of what is expected of them.

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“You either put your act together or you will face the door,” Khoza reportedly told Pirates players as per Sunday World.

Pirates travel to Brazzaville to face Diable Noirs in the CAF Confederation Cup on Friday, 15 October.

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Kick-off at Stade Alphonse Massemba-Debat is at 16:30 local time.