As reported, Orlando Pirates Football Club has suspended Thembinkosi Lorch after the latest sentence he received after being guilty.
“Having said that the club has removed Thembinkosi Lorch from all Club activities until December 12.” This was the club’s confirmation on their Twitter handle few weeks ago.
Orlando Pirates star Thembinkosi Lorch has received a three-year prison sentence, which is suspended for five years, after being found guilty of assault of his former girlfriend.
Lorch, 30, had been found guilty “of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm”, and was expecting to learn his sentence in July already.
However, the case was postponed multiple times after Lorch’s defence requested more time.
On Tuesday morning, Lorch appeared in the Randburg Magistrate Court to finally hear the ruling, and he received a five-year suspended jail sentence, while he was also ordered to pay R100,000 to to People Opposing Women Abuse, a gender-based violence group, as per SundayWorld.
In addition, he was also declared unfit to possess a firearm under the Firearms Control Act.
Apart from that, in other news, one of the match most influential Kaizer Chiefs FC known by the name of Man B has hit back and replied all those fans who are making fun on what Chiefs longest serving goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune did.
Few days ago, there were rumours on social media platforms revealing that Khune is facing the club’s suspension for allegedly going to training under the influence of alcohol. Speaking on his live video on Facebook, Man B started first by saying no one is bigger than Kaizer Chiefs FC. He said even the Motaung’e are not bigger than Chiefs, so if Khune is found guilty, the management must do whatever the decision they think will work good for the sake of the club.
Replying to those who are making fun of the latest Khune issues. He mentioned that when Chiefs is the agenda, even those who are deaf can hear and talk bad about Chiefs, and those who can’t talk, can talk and say bad bad things. He then reminded Mamelodi Sundowns FC fans that thier top midfielder Andile Jali also arrived at training while drunk. He also reminded Orlando Pirates FC fans that their striker Gabadihno Mhango was also a drunkard.