Report: Cameroonian Striker Heading To Pirates

Souaibou Marou
Souaibou Marou

Orlando Pirates may be closing in on a striker from Cameroon, according to reports from the Central African country.

As reported by KICK442, the Buccaneers are believed to have reached an agreement for Souaibou Marou to join the club in what is believed to be a lucrative deal.

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The 21-year-old is currently on the books of Cameroonian club Coton Sport, and according to the publication, he has agreed to a three-year contract with Bucs.

The forward scored 21 goals in all competitions last season and is the 2022 Cameroonian Footballer of the Season award winner.

The talented player is in the Cameroonian squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and is said to likely team up with the Soweto giants in January.

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After four years with Coton Sport, Marou has scored 30 goals and is one of the influential players for the team and their captain.

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The forward has come through the youth ranks of the Cameroonian football system and has been described as one of the top young talents to have emerged from that country in recent years.   

Pirates have showed their willingness to add firepower in their attack and in recent weeks the club has been assessing Ndumiso Mabena with a view to add him to coach Jose Riveiro’s squad, while Ghanaian forward Kwame Peprah is one of the players that have been linked with an exit.     

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