Chippa United on Tuesday afternoon announced the signing of former Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates midfielder Oupa Manyisa until the end of the current season.
The experienced Manyisa has an option of a one-year extension. “We are proud to announce the signing of midfielder, Oupa “Ace” Manyisa until the end of this current 2020/21 South African domestic football season,” reads the club statement.
Manyisa, 32-year, carries a decorated football career with 31 international caps for Bafana Bafana while also winning three Premiership titles.
According to Chippa, Manyisa is available for selection as they resume their DStv Premiership campaign against Maritzburg United in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday.
“I am elated to have the player of Oupa’s talent and experience joining us. He will an integral role in this team as we head to the last stretch of the season with the league and the Nedbank Cup,” said Chippa coach Dan Malesela.
“We do have a tough schedule with back-to-back fixtures and we are aiming at finishing strong in our remaining matches.
“With captain Andile Mbenyane also still recovering from his groin injury, Oupa will provide the experience that this team needs alongside the likes of Anthony Laffor, Freddy Nsambiyumva, and Kurt Lentjies are able to provide,” concluded Malesela.
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By FARPost Reporter