Pirates Beat Downs To Youngster’s Signature?

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Lindokuhle Mbutho
Lindokuhle Mbutho

A youngster who was previously linked with Mamelodi Sundowns has surfaced at Orlando Pirates, this according to sources in the know.

In October last year, it was reported by the Siya crew that Sundowns had been keeping tabs on South African junior international midfielder Lindokuhle Mbutho with a view to signing him for their reserve team.

Read: Pirates Eye Up Top Goalscorer? 

It has since been confirmed by close sources that the player has surfaced at Pirates where he is expected to feature for the DStv Diski Challenge team under Joseph Makhanya who is coaching the side. 

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“Lindokuhle Mbutho is at Orlando Pirates for their DDC team. He is a player with a lot of potential and was also being monitored by Stellenbosch FC and AmaZulu. He is a former Highlands Park player and has also been playing for the South African U20 team,” said the source.

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The Buccaneers are preparing for the future with the likes of young stars Boitumelo Radiopane, Relebohile Ratomo and Ndumiso Ngiba making notable progress as they are being prepared for the senior team at the Soweto giants.

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