Defender Happy Jele will get another contract from the Orlando Pirates after his current contract expires. Orlando Pirates will offer him a year contract. According to the media, both sides are in the final stage of this deal.
Happy Jale is with the Buccaneers from 2006. Even now when he is 33 years old, he is one of the most important parts of the Pirates team. Some sources said that Pirates already give a full offer to Jele because they are afraid that he will stay without a club once his contract is off. And they are expecting some great results for PSL.
Pirates player contract will end in June
Happy Jale’s contract is coming to the end at the end of June, but Orlando Pirates are very satisfied with him. For sure he fills play for them at least until 34. One source said that there is no need to worry about his future. Club will offer him a new contract and Jele will sing in a short time.
Still, both sides are in the negotiating, but Jele knows that he has a future in the club. Right now they need to fix some technical things in the contract, and he will sign. This player spends almost 14 years at the Orlando Pirates. In all this time he played 324 times for the club since his debut in 2006.
Even he is defender, in his time in Pirates he scored 14 goals and registered six assists. At the beginning of his career, Jele played as a right-back but he moved in the more central role in the last couple of years.
In these 14 years in the club, he won all domestic trophies with Orlando Pirates. He has two league titles, two MTN8 trophies, two Nedbank Cups as well as the Telkom Knockout Cup. In recent years when Orlando Pirates played in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup, Jele played one of the most important roles for the club. Maybe he is 33 years old players, but still, he is one of the most important parts of the club.