VIDEO: Kermit shares three words about Pirates return
Experienced forward Kermit Erasmus has shared a simple message with Buccaneers fans after signing for Orlando Pirates.
On Friday, Pirates confirmed a third big signing from the latest transfer window, officially announcing the return of Kermit Erasmus from Mamelodi Sundowns.
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Taking to Twitter to comment on the announcement video, Erasmus stated: “I’M BACK BABY!”
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You can watch the video released by Pirates below:
Pirates released the following statements on their new signings:
Orlando Pirates is happy to announce the signing of Kermit Erasmus on a two-year deal.
Romeo, as he is affectionately known, returns to the club having left to join French outfit Stade Rennais back in 2016.
The experienced forward joins the Buccaneers having recently been cleared by his former employer and becomes the sixth senior signing of the season.
On becoming a Buccaneer once more, Erasmus said: “It’s good to be back!
Meanwhile, Orlandopiratesfc.com can confirm the signing of goalkeeper Sipho Chaine. The 25-year-old signs from Chippa United on a three-year deal.
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This statement followed on from more big news that emerged on Thursday night:
Orlando Pirates Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo.
The 27-year-old joins the Mighty Buccaneers on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee from Marumo Gallants.
Blessed with superb technical ability, creativity, an incisive range of passing and a willingness to work hard for his team, Ndlondo has shown to be adept in both in attack and defensive situations.
Moments after putting pen to paper, Ndlondlo told Orlandopiratesfc.com: “I am happy to be here. This is a dream come true for me.
“With the window closing today, I didn’t think a move would happen, but football is an unpredictable game anything is possible. Here I am today speaking to you as an Orlando Pirates player.
“I would like to express my gratitude to everybody at Marumo Gallants. To the players, coaches, and management, thank you for a wonderful couple of years…and to the fans, you will always have a place in my heart.
“As I said before, it’s a dream to be here and I look forward to joining up with my new teammates. I come here looking to make a meaningful contribution to this great institution,” he concluded.
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