Maritzburg revolution continues as former Buccaneer set for transfer

Wayde Jooste - Orlando Pirates
Wayde Jooste - Orlando Pirates

Former Orlando Pirates defender Wayde Jooste could finally secure a potential transfer at DStv Premiership side Maritzburg United.

Jooste last featured for the Buccaneers but is now a free agent since departing the Soweto giants at the end of last season.

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The 31-year-old spent a short spell training at SuperSport United earlier this season with a permanent move faliing to materialise.

According to sources close to Maritzburg United, Jooste is one of many players new head coach Fadlu Davids has recommended the club recruit as he strengthens his squad.

"We are expecting a few new players to arrive and join the club for training," a club official reveals.

"Wayde Jooste is one of them. He has been highly-recommended to the club by the new head coach.

"The club are also looking at adding a striker as their existing threadbare attack has been identified as an area to strengthen.

Former Orlando Pirates goalkeeper, Wayne Sandilands is also expected to join Maritzburg United as goalkeeper coach.

The KwaZulu Natal-based club are currently languishing at the bottom of the standings with just 11 points after playing 13 games so far this season.

Maritzburg is set to host TS Galaxy in their next league match at the Harry Gwala stadium on December 30.

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