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Deon Hotto: It is a great honour to join Pirates

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New Bucs Thulani Hlatshwayo (left) and Deon Hotto.
New Bucs Thulani Hlatshwayo (left) and Deon Hotto.

Deon Hotto says it is his nature to give "110% effort" as he embarks on a new chapter in his career with Orlando Pirates.

The 29-year-old Namibian striker was snapped up by Bucs as soon as he became available from Bidvest Wits, alongside team-mate Thulani Hlatshwayo.

As he prepares for the upcoming 2020/21 Premiership season, the former Golden Arrows and Bloemfontein hitman says choosing to join Pirates was "an easy decision".

He told the club's official website: "I am happy to join the club. It is a great honour to be here.

"Choosing Pirates for me was an easy decision. This is a club that always competes at the highest level and it is also a club which has a rich history."

Hotto added: "As a player it is always our aim to compete against the best. When we play against the best, we always need to raise our game to show our potential.

"Many players who are not at big teams know that not everyone gets to see them until a match against a big team comes along. This is where we use games against the likes of Pirates, Sundowns, Chiefs, etc to show people that we are just as talented as players from those teams.

"I always have this mentality when I play and it will not change now that I am at Pirates. Every game that I play, I make sure that I put in 110% effort. It's just who I am."

- TEAMtalk media

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