A leader by example, Hlatshwayo joined Orlando Pirates ahead of the 2020/21 season. The quiet yet aggressive defender hails from Senaoane, Soweto where he grew up idolising the likes of local Pirates Legend, Mbulelo Mabizela.
Starting out in the amateur team Senaoane Gladiators, the influential centre-back has since gone on to lead Bidvest Wits to their historic first league title in 2017. The 30-year old is the current captain of the South African national team and comes with a wealth of experience having just over 300 matches under his belt.
Tyson’s ambition with the Buccaneers is to win trophies because, in the commander’s opinion, that is how you succeed and make history.