34 PSL transfer stories in July. Catch up with it all | Rumour Has It

It’s July, and that means the transfer window is open and the rumours and completed deals are in full swing. This way for all the action…

Tuesday, 7 July

Veteran goalkeeper Aubrey Mathibe has joined the growing list of departures in the aftermath of AmaZulu’s relegation.

CONFIRMED: Thanda Royal Zulu have extended the contract of Thokozani Mshengu for another year and announced 12 new signings for next season.

Free State Stars have offered a third Uganda Revenue Authority player a trial in the PSL in the form of Uganda international striker Frank Kalanda.

AmaZulu have confirmed that Namibian defender Willem Mwedihanga has left the club following the expiry of his contract.

Underpaid striker Roggert Nyundu has engaged SAFPU as he seeks to resolve a contractual dispute with Polokwane City.

Several clubs are showing interest in Sundowns goalkeeper Thela Ngobeni, who could seek a move away in search of more game-time.

Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper coach Jon Pascua Ibarrola and physical trainer Helvecio Pessoa have left the club.

Maritzburg United team manager Quintin Jettoo says it is unlikely the club will sign AmaZulu midfielder Goodman Dlamini.

AmaZulu defender S’fiso Hlanti has reported back for pre-season despite speculation linking him with a move away.

Malawian striker Esau Kanyenda is staying put at Polokwane City following the extension of his contract.

SuperSport United are still waiting on 26-year-old New Zealand defender Michael Boxall to arrive in the country.

Polokwane City have been assessing Zambian international Aaron Katebe and reigning Zimbabwe Soccer Star of the Year Dennis Dauda.

Costa Bellos has resigned as general manager of Polokwane City.

Chippa United have withdrawn their contract offer to Lerato Manzini after the player went missing despite agreeing a three-year deal on Friday.

Tim Sukazi has hinted that Malawian midfielder Robert Ng’ambi could leave Platinum Stars.

Chippa United are in talks with Mamelodi Sundowns to retain midfielder Thamsanqa Sangweni.

South African-born Joel Untersee will remain on loan at Swiss League side Vaduz from Juventus for a third season in a row.

Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Philani Zikalala is joining Golden Arrows in a move that will see Nkosingiphile Gumede go on loan to Thanda Royal Zulu.

Free State Stars are chasing Tanzanian midfielder John Bocco after he impressed the club’s scouts during the Cosafa Cup.

Monday, 6 July

Bafana Bafana keeper Itumeleng Khune is calm over his next move after his contract with Kaizer Chiefs came to an end last week.

Ex-Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Steven Ncanana has returned to professional football after signing with Thanda Royal Zulu.

Former Bafana Bafana defender Bongani Khumalo is training with SuperSport United but only to keep himself fit.

CONFIRMED: Jomo Cosmos have signed exciting Thanda Royal Zulu winger-cum-striker Michael Gumede.

CONFIRMED: Platinum Stars have completed the signing of Mbongeni Mzimela, Siyabonga Zulu and Kulegani Madondo.

CONFIRMED: Golden Arrows have signed Thanda Royal Zulu defender Velile Zitha on a three-year deal.

Siyanda Xulu’s father says Sundowns would have signed his son but Kaizer Chiefs went “through the proper channels”.

CONFIRMED: Chippa United have signed Mark Mayambela, Nkosinathi Mthiyane and Philani Shange, among others, and appointed David Bright as assistant coach.

CONFIRMED: The PSL has confirmed receiving documents for the transfer of ownership between AmaZulu and Black Aces.

Newly promoted Golden Arrows appear keen to sign Tendai Ndoro’s brother, goalkeeper Takudzwa.

Ex-Djurgardens midfielder Xolani Mdaki is waiting on Free State Stars to give him the outcome of his trial with Ea Lla Koto.

Sadate Ouro Akoriko insists he is returning to AmaZulu to honour his contract

Kaizer Chiefs maintain Mulomowandau Mathoho is staying put while they rule out a move for Platinum Stars defender Rofhiwa Tshikovhi.

Darren Holden will be playing in the Scottish Premier League next season after joining Ross County.

Benett Chenene wants to meet with SuperSport United CEO Stan Matthews after being deemed surplus to requirements.

Sunday, 5 July

Siphelele Ntshangase looks set to complete a move to Orlando Pirates from Black Leopards.

Bloemfontein Celtic deny they have completed the signing of Helder Pelembe and Mthokozisi Dube from Orlando Pirates.

University of Pretoria appear to be leading the race to sign promising striker Sphamandla Dlamini.

Saturday, 4 July

Former Mamelodi Sundowns winger Elias Pelembe will remain in Gauteng next season.

Friday, 3 July

Chippa United have won the race for Lerato Manzini’s signature after eventually agreeing terms despite late interest from Golden Arrows.

Polokwane City striker Roggert Nyundu has not returned to the club two days after the Limpopo side opened for pre-season.

Black Leopards coach Zeca Marques hopes Siphelele Ntshangase will stay, but admits he cannot keep the striker against his will.

Ugandan pair Yasser Mugerwa and Saidi Kyeyune have secured their visas to begin their trial with Orlando Pirates on Monday.

Golden Arrows look set to hijack Chippa United’s attempts to sign free agent Lerato Manzini.

Ajax Cape Town’s Bantu Mzwakali admits he is eyeing a move to a Gauteng-based club, yet reveals no concrete offers have yet been made.

There is huge interest from a number of clubs in Europe for Mamelodi Sundowns forward Nyasha Mushekwi.

Golden Arrows have offered midfielder Edgar Manaka a three-year contract.

New York City are likely to offer a deal to former Kaizer Chiefs defender Tefu Mashamaite following his 10-day trial period.

Former AmaZulu captain Carlington Nyadombo has been training with Bidvest Wits in the hope of earning a contract.

Black Aces defender Kwabena Adusei is back in training following a lengthy injury spell on the sidelines and is not set to leave.

Chippa United have decided against keeping defender Bheki Nzunga and midfielder Manti Moholo.

Former Polokwane City defender Sifiso Mbhele may find a new home at Free State Stars.

Bidvest Wits midfielder Sibusiso Vilakazi says he wants to stay at the club and win trophies this season.

Thursday, 2 July

Polokwane City will start the new season minus Botswana goalkeeper Modiri Marumo and Ghana striker Ransford Osei.

Goalkeeper coach John Tlale is in demand as Royal Eagles and Lamontville Golden Arrows are chasing his signature.

Bidvest Wits insist right-back Siyabonga Nhlapo is not for sale despite outside attempts to lure him away.

Bloemfontein Celtic say their dispute with Kaizer Chiefs over Camaldine Abraw will not strain their cordial relationship.

Bidvest Wits coach Gavin Hunt says Lerato Chabangu has “still got it” but remains coy on whether the club will sign him.

CONFIRMED: Maritzburg United have appointed Mandla Ncikazi as their new coach, with Fadlu Davids to serve as his assistant.

Thulasizwe Mbuyane is preparing to take Mpumalanga Black Aces to the PSL DRC for an unpaid signing-on fee of R500 000.

Orlando Pirates are showing the most interest in signing Marc van Heerden, according to a source close to the in-demand left-back.

Tinashe Nengomasha is ready to leave Mpumalanga Black Aces and intends to continue his playing career.

Jomo Cosmos, Platinum Stars and AmaZulu are all interested in Bidvest Wits strongman S’boniso Gumede following his return from Black Aces.

Sundowns may make a move for North West defender Oarabile Morule after he impressed at the ongoing SAFA-SAB U-21 National Championships.

Wednesday, 1 July

Tefu Mashamaite has started a 10-day trial with New York City FC in the United States with the view to a potential free transfer.

Mbongeni Mzimela has left Chippa United after the club decided against meeting his request for an improved contract.

SuperSport United have announced that Thuso Phala has signed a four-year contract extension until 2019.

Bidvest Wits have released Giorgi Nergadze following the Georgian midfielder’s struggles to play regularly at the club last season.

Moroka Swallows boss Leon Prins has denied rumours that he is in talks to buy University of Pretoria’s PSL status to keep his club in the top tier.

University of Pretoria striker Thabo Mnyamane says he is unaware of reported interest in his services from Orlando Pirates.

Polokwane City have decided against retaining Joseph Musonda, whose contract with the club has expired.

Mogogi Gabonamong has signed a two-year deal with Botswana Premier League side Township Rollers.

Former Bidvest Wits midfielder Sandile Sibande is on trial at Maritzburg United in the hope of earning a contract.

Benett Chenene and Thabiso Nkoana seemingly face bleak prospects at SuperSport United after being sent to train with the development team.

Maritzburg United will announce their new coach tomorrow to replace Steve Komphela, with Mandla Ncikazi a strong contender for the job.

Ex-Bidvest Wits midfielder Sandile Sibande is on trial at Maritzburg United.

CONFIRMED: Former Bloemfontein Celtic utility player Mogogi Gabonamong has returned to Botswana’s Township Rollers.

Polokwane City have parted ways with veteran defender Joseph Musonda.

Zimbabwean midfielder Ovidy Karuru may not be loaned out if he can impress new Kaizer Chiefs coach Steve Komphela.

Bidvest Wits are yet to decide whether to retain Sthembiso Ngcobo or sign playmaker Lerato Chabangu.

Method Mwanjali is a free agent following the expiry of his contract at Sundowns, while his life ban from Zimbabwean football has also been lifted.

Sundowns have reported “no new faces in camp” when the team returned for pre-season training yesterday.

NFD side Cape Town All Stars have confirmed that Dan Malesela is their new head coach.


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