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Orlando Pirates and Tlou Segolela have failed to come to an agreement over a new contract

Posted: 21 July 2013 Time: 10:30

Orlando Pirates and Tlou Segolela have failed to come to an agreement over a new contract and if nothing changes, the latter could be leaving.

According to Bucs coach Roger De Sa, Pirates made their ‘best offer’ but the player was still not happy with the deal, hence he was spotted sitting in the stands during Pirates’ match against AC Leopards on Saturday night at Orlando Stadium.

“I was told that Tlou is not a Pirates player, because his contract expired… He didn’t come to an agreement with the club and you got to respect that.

“You got to sign a contract to play for a club and at boardroom, there was a disagreement so they didn’t agree terms and the player decided not to sign,” De Sa discloses.

He adds: “The club decided that was the best offer they could make.”

Segolela’s contract expired on June 30 and a couple of weeks ago, Sox told he had met the chairman Dr Irvin Khoza and agreed that he must stay. However, it seems the midfielder spoke too soon.

He couldn’t be reached for comment this time around.

Previous comments on this story...

Mr Ron lvs bucs
posted: 10:38 am
If he feels te offer is nt gud enough den let him leave nw
posted: 10:39 am
I thnk Mr iron Duke has no fair in dc player he dersev d best if nt dn asimdedele amuke
CJB Ramses III
posted: 10:39 am
Once again... this is a soup kind of story from Tiyani... Where's the meat...?

What are the figures that have the player & team at odds...?

The trust KickOff equals zero - The Phefeni Boy
Dlamini LA
posted: 10:39 am
What do you say cowrats? Talk cows!!
Donald Duck
posted: 10:47 am
They have no money left, broke team.
Keep fooling urselfs Piérats
posted: 10:50 am
Hahaha!! Who is broke now? If dey Can't afford sekgolela how can dey afford Erasmus.
Donald Duck
posted: 10:51 am
They have lost players to Maritsburg, they have signed a free agent defensive striker, couldn't afford Alwal, can't agree terms with Erasmus, had to let good players like Okonkwo go, Lekgwathi and Sox have no contracts. But the stupid mice fans still don't believe that their team is broke..
posted: 10:57 am
Tlou Segolela will be given his clearence , in addition to being cursed for the rest of his life before the end of this week.
posted: 11:02 am
CJB Ramses III

To be fair, I'm 100% sure you have seen very few stories - if any, with figures. The bottom line is South African teams never reveal figures and the media cannot do anything to change that. That's the way it is, but as we reported the two parties failed to agree terms. For me, it doesn't matter if the disagreement was over R2, what matters is they failed to agree terms. We've done our part to report that to Pirates fans or anyone interested.
Ceceu Reberio
posted: 11:04 am
Pie-ratsina is broke/ abana mali labantu/ avana mali vanhu lava
posted: 11:06 am
Sox just signed mampara if u don't believe ask dat source u always telling us he reliable. Ur wish didn't become true sox will never be a zebra..
Katsande driver wonqoshi
posted: 11:09 am
Good bye Sox, we will be here after 5 years, ask Jimmy Tau. As for you Jessica won't fall 4 u bt mabye Minenhle will. Isiyobonana kuGround stand. Once and Always.
Queen 2the Chiefs
posted: 11:11 am
Pirates must just let Segolela go if he wants a salary they can't afford,they have young upcoming good wingers,bo Ngoma,Twala... Hell even Klate is dead,he was huffin' n puffin' gister

They must just take this guy's salary and add more of what Erasmus is offering,yoh i have never seen so many missed chances like yesterday,yes i want OP to sign Kermit,this guy is just getting media attention and i've had enough
posted: 11:14 am
Okay. Next data please mr editor
posted: 11:14 am
Maybe his agent wants him to see what will happen with qpr...if thats the case then this might turn out bad for tlou coz i dont think he can make it @ Qpr...even if he goes there on trial ands they sign him he wont make it in the championship...he is too erratic
posted: 11:15 am
makahambe, we tired of begging dis boys.
Bochum is my home
posted: 11:15 am
U are right my homeboy,That chairman Is used to taking advantage of players,so teach him a lesson,don't sign a contract for peanuts,u are old enough to know ur rights,,,He is used to offering players peanuts,so dnt become a victim of his tactics,...but be careful,he is gonna bewitch u...
2nd Star Washelela
posted: 11:18 am
I blame this mess at Pirates to De Sa. All the senior players are not happy maybe someone has to man enough and spill the bean. This is not about the offer.

We are sick and tired of this man dismantling our team.

Tlou, if I had my way I would say just stick around for about 1 month this man will be gone, however it will be unfair of me because you have a family to look after.

If it happens that you leave Pirates, all the best mfanakithi.
posted: 11:20 am
In fact Tlou Segolela should vacate our ship, he is going to be a bad omen and influence in the team with his unreasonable demands. We need all the players to be happy and motivated for the long season ahead of us.He is replaceable as we have Twala, Ngoma, Liphoko, Molangoane,
Black Forest
posted: 11:21 am
We all know Rats players(ask Tau or Lekoelea) r underpaid sooner or later Sox will tell the whole story.
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