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Pirates suspend key midfielder Motshwari after police charge

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Ben Motshwari (Gallo Images)
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Orlando Pirates have suspended Ben Motshwari after their key midfielder was charged by police, the club said.

The Buccaneers released a statement on Monday morning confirming that Motshwari would remain suspended from football activities pending an investigation.

Bucs did not reveal any further detail of the player's police charge or investigation save to say that "the matter is subject to a legal process and the club is, therefore, unable to make further comment" at the time.

Orlando Pirates statement:

Orlando Pirates Football Club can confirm that it has suspended midfielder Ben Mothswari after being charged by police this morning. Mr Motshwari will remain suspended, pending an investigation.

The matter is subject to a legal process and the Club is therefore unable to make further comment until that process is complete.

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