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.
Thembinkosi Lorch’s net worth is estimated to be $400,000, according to the list of richest South African Footballers.