Interesting facts about Thembinkosi Lorch as he turns 28-year-old

Thembinkosi Lorch is celebrating his 28th birthday and he is grateful to be alive.

Taking to Instagram, he shared a writeup saying: "Thank God for another year of life! Happy birthday Thembinkosi Lorch! I'm so blessed"

Many of his fans and other celebrities took to comment section to celebrate with him.


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Below are some interesting facts about the footballer:

  • Thembinkosi Lorch (born 22 July 1993) is a South African professional footballer who plays as a forward for Orlando Pirates and the South African national team.
  • He was named the South African Player of the Season and Players' Player of the Season in 2019.
  • Thembinkosi Lorch nicknamed "Nyoso" started his career at Maluti FET College FC and after a game against Jomo Cosmos, got a call from Screamer Tshabalala who told him that Pirates was interested in him.
  • His first PSL game was against Free State Stars, playing for Chippa United on loan from Orlando Pirates.
  • DJ Maphorisa and Kabza De Small's 2019 song, titled Lorch, was inspired by and named after him.
  • In the early morning of 7 September 2020, the Orlando Pirates star was arrested for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.
  • This comes after his girlfriend Nokuphiwa Mathithibala opened up a case of assault against him at Midrand Police station indicating that Lorch strangled her after she had asked about his whereabouts.

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