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Thembinkosi Lorch

Thembinkosi Lorch

Thembinkosi Lorch is a South African professional footballer. He plays as a Midfielder for Orlando Pirates and the South African national team. He is known for his excellent striking prowess in the field.

Thembinkosi Lorch was born on 22 July 1993, in Bloemfontein, South Africa. His nickname is  “Nyoso”. As of 2019, his age is 26 years old while his birth sign is Cancer. Lorch was born into a family of sports lovers. His father owns a Mountain Eagles in Ficksburg club.

By nationality, he is South African and comes from the ethnical background of Africans. Thembinkosi Lorch stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches and his body weights around 60kg.

What Is The Net Worth and Salary Of Thembinkosi Lorch?

Thembinkosi is one of the renowned players of the South African team. He is also playing as the midfielder for Orlando Pirates. As of 2019, Lorch has an estimated net worth of $500,000, which he earned from his professional career. According to some online sources, he is earning a monthly salary that ranges from $6,485-$7,782 and around $77,820-$93,384 as an annual salary. As of 2019, his market value is around $491,346.

Orlando Pirates star, Thembinkosi Lorch
Caption: Orlando Pirates star, Thembinkosi Lorch (Photo: Twitter )

Back in the year 2016, his market value was around $54,598. Later in 2017 and 2018, his market value highly increased to $191,717 and $246,320 respectively. Besides, he also earns a good amount of money from his deal with the Puma brand. As of now, the 26 years old South African player is living a lavish lifestyle through his successful playing career.

Thembinkosi Lorch’s Professional Career

Talking about his professional career, Thembinkosi Lorch is a South African professional footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Orlando Pirates. He also plays for the South African national team.

Lorch began to play football at an early age. He started his career by playing for the Mountain Eagles in Ficksburg club that his father owned. After that, he also played for his college team at Maluti College, a TVET College club.  During that time, Lorch gained a recognization after being spotted by a Screamer Tshabalala in a game that his team played against Jomo Cosmos.

Then he signed with Buccaneers but was later loaned to Chippa United before he could even make his way to the first team.

South African footballer,Thembinkosi Lorch
Caption: South African footballer, Thembinkosi Lorch (Photo: business live )

In the 2019 season, Lorch was titled the South African Player of the Season. Lorch scored his first goal for his team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against Egypt in the 16 round in front of 80,000 fans. During that time, he won the titled Man of the Match and as Moses the liberator.

He played alongside some of the other renowned football players including Tyler Adams, Yusuf Poulsen, Joshua Kimmich, and  Emil Forsberg. Currently, he is also playing as a midfielder for the Orlando Pirates of Premier Soccer League (PSL).

His Awards & Nominations

Recently, Lorch has two four nominations out of which he won two at the PSL awards in Durban. The two awards that he received was Footballer of the Season and as well as the Absa Premiership Player’s Player of the Season. And the other two awards for which his name was also nominated are Telkom Knockout Player of the Season and Midfielder of the Season.

Orlando Pirates star, Thembinkosi Lorch
Caption: Orlando Pirates star, Thembinkosi Lorch (Photo: Orlando Pirates )

Lorch was voted by his teammates as the Players’ Player of the Season. And even the 16 coaches of the league voted him for the Footballer of the Season. In the season, he finished the season with 15 goals in 40 appearances across competitions. He made nine PSL goals leading his team Pirates to the second position in the league.

What Is The Relationship Status Of Thembinkosi Lorch?

Thembinkosi Lorch is possibly single at the moment. He seems to be busy on his career rather than engaging in any love affairs.

Facts of Thembinkosi Lorch

Full NameThembinkosi Lorch
Net Worth$500,000
Date Of Birth22 July 1993
Age26 years 4 months
Place Of BirthBloemfontein, South Africa
Height5 feet 6 inches
Weight60 kg
ProfessionSouth African Footballer
EducationMaluti College
NationalitySouth African
Star SignBloemfontein, South Africa

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