Thabo Matlaba of Orlando Pirates (l) embraced by Happy Jele after scoring during the 2016/17 Absa Premiership football match between Orlando Pirates and Chippa United at Orlando Stadium, Johannesburg on 29 April 2017 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix
Wednesday Sep 06, 2017. 12:30
Following media reports that Orlando Pirates defender, Happy Jele was arrested for excessive speeding, the defender has issued an apology.
A statement released by the club on Monday, said the defender is apologetic over his recklessness on the road after driving at a speed of 223km/h.
The Buccaneers defender was arrested along the M1 in Sandton, Johannesburg driving in a BMW 135i and was later released on bail.
Jele admits he has disappointed many people including the club's supporters.