Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Football Writer
2 minute read
19 Sep 2019
4:32 pm

Thamsanqa Gabuza: Pirates’ loss, SuperSport’s gain

Tshepo Ntsoelengoe

Just a couple of months ago, Thamsanqa Gabuza was an unwanted man spending a lot of time on the sidelines at Orlando Pirates and not many people cared if he was playing or not.

Thamsanqa Gabuza of Supersport United celebrates goal during the Absa Premiership 2019/20 match between Supersport United and Cape Town City at Mbombela Stadium. (Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix)

It’s pretty amazing how football sometimes unfolds... Just a couple of months ago, Thamsanqa Gabuza was an unwanted man spending a lot of time on the sidelines at Orlando Pirates and not many people cared if he was playing or not. Things got worse during the transfer window when Bucs starting releasing names of the players who will be transferred and Gabuza’s name was nowhere to be seen. The question going around, “why is Gabuza not on the transfer list?”, began to escalate on the streets and social media networks. Fact is, plenty of Pirates fans did not see the...