Flames international striker Chiukepo Msowoya has been shown an exit at Orlando Pirates for the rest of the season and has since been loaned to Platinum Stars for six months. The Flames international striker has been offloaded alongside other two players namely defender Lucas Thwala and Patrick Malokase. Msowoya has been battling for game-time at the club a move which also heavily affected his performance at the national team.
Pirate’s spokesperson Mickey Modisane confirmed the development to South Africa’s leading soccer magazines Kick off and soccer laduma. The papers reports that there is a strong belief that Platinum Stars administrative manager Floyd Mbele has played a major part in bringing Chiukepo and the other two other players to Stars since he is also the one orchestrated three players move to Pirates from their respective clubs. Orlando Pirates “The Bucs” as they are popularly known believes the players will be in good form at the expiry of the is six months contract as they will be playing regularly.
“As a matter of fact they will be going to Rustenburg today to join Stars. We wish them all the best as that will help keep them fit. They are still Pirates players and by playing regularly for Platinum Stars it will help have a strong Pirates squad next season but now they have to help Stars as well,” Pirates spokesperson Modisane is quoted as saying in the media.
Chiukepo scored a number of important goals for Pirates immediately after joining the club but the coach later started to sideline him. Flames coach, players and soccer followers advised the player to move to another club where he will be able to enjoy game time for the goodness of his career.
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