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KICK OFF Rumour Mill: January

KICK OFF Rumour Mill: January

Posted: 13 December 2013 Time: 4:56 pm

The transfer window opened on January 1, and players and clubs are at work on setting up and finalising moves. KickOff.com follows all the latest news here!

Friday, January 31

CONFIRMED: Roger de Sa resigns at Orlando Pirates.

DONE DEAL: Katlego Mphela moves to Kaizer Chiefs on loan for the rest of the season before joining on a permanent basis. More

DONE DEAL: Mamelodi Sundowns agree to release midfielder Jabulani Shongwe to Bidvest Wits. More

Mpumalanga Black Aces have made a late move to sign Katlego Mphela on a loan deal from Mamelodi Sundowns. More here!

DONE DEAL: SuperSport United have signed Thamsanqa Teyise from AmaZulu on a pre-contract. Full story

Terror Fanteni has stopped training with Ajax Cape Town and is now trying out at National First Division side Chippa United. More here

DONE DEAL: Davies Nkausu has joined Bloemfontein Celtic on a three-and-a-half-year deal. More

Maritzburg United have signed Bidvest Wits midfielder Bhongolwethu Jayiya on loan. More

DONE DEAL: Moroka Swallows have completed the signing of former Santos striker Vuyisile Wana. More

DONE DEAL: Ajax Cape Town have signed Thamsanqa Sangweni on loan for the rest of the season. More

DONE DEAL: Sundowns sign Zimbabwe winger Kudakwashe Mahachi on a five-year deal, although he can only join the club in June. More

DONE DEAL: Defender Thabo Nthethe has joined Mamelodi Sundowns from Bloemfontein Celtic on a four-year deal. More

DONE DEAL: Ajax Cape Town have secured the signature of Zimbabwe  international Simba Sithole on a two-year contract. More

Moroka Swallows have decided against signing ex-SuperSport United midfielder Senzo Ndlovu due to financial constraints. More

AmaZulu defender Marc van Heerden is leaving for Portugal this evening to undergo a trial with Swedish club Orebro SK. More

DONE DEAL: Ajax Cape Town have agreed to release Thato Mokeke to SuperSport United in this transfer window. Story

Bloemfontein Celtic are on the verge of signing defender Davies Nkausu from SuperSport United. More

Thursday, January 30

Bidvest Wits are still waiting for a response from Mamelodi Sundowns regarding the possible early release of Jabulani Shongwe. More

Mamelodi Sundowns have made a late approach for Bloemfontein Celtic captain Thabo Nthethe. More here!

DONE DEAL: Ajax Cape Town have signed winger Carl Lark on loan from National First Division neighbours Santos. More

Bidvest Wits and Ajax Cape Town's proposed swap deal involving Thulani Hlatshwayo and Bhongolwethu Jayiya has been scrapped. More here

Mamelodi Sundowns pair Katlego Mphela and Jabulani Shongwe may be allowed to join Kaizer Chiefs and Bidvest Wits respectively before tomorrow. More here

Unsettled keeper Wayne Sandilands will not be leaving Mamelodi Sundowns this season, according to the player's agent. More

Moroka Swallows coach Zeca Marques rules out a January switch for Kaizer Chiefs-target Edward Manqele. More here

Wednesday, January 29

DONE DEAL: Maritzburg United midfielder Michael Morton will join SuperSport United at the end of the season after signing a pre-contract with the club. Story here

Lehlohonolo Majoro is likely to join Orlando Pirates before the end of the current transfer window following meetings between Kaizer Chiefs and the Buccaneers yesterday. Full story!

DONE DEAL: Vladislav Heric has joined Chippa United on a two-year deal. More

Moroka Swallows defender Roger da Costa will jet of to Italy later this week to join Slavia Prague for a 10-day assessment. More here

Esrom Nyandoro could be the next player to leave Mamelodi Sundowns due to a lack of game-time. Full story

Chippa United have completed the signing of Sean Roberts after he was handed his clearance at Ajax Cape Town. More


Tuesday, January 28

Ajax Cape Town are in a race against time to sign Bhongolwethu Jayiya from Bidvest Wits as part of a swap deal involving Thulani Hlatshwayo. More here

SuperSport United ace Sameehg Doutie will stay with the club until at least the end of the season, amid interest from Bidvest Wits. More

Monday, January 27

DONE DEAL: Platinum Stars sign ex-Golden Arrows defender Gift Sithole, while they loan out Sipho Jembula and James Mofokeng to Polokwane City and Chippa United respectively. More here

Orlando Pirates have been linked with a possible move for Platinum Stars midfielder Issa Sarr following Andile Jali's overseas move. More

Saturday, January 25

DONE DEAL: Andile Jali has completed his move from Orlando Pirates to Belgian side KV Oostende. Full Story!

Teenage midfielder Tshepo Liphoko is set to sign for AmaZulu after falling out of favour at Orlando Pirates. More

Friday, January 24

Muhsin Ertugral has already been earmarked to take over from under-fire Orlando Pirates coach Roger de Sa, should he be sacked. More

DONE DEAL: Bidvest Wits have completed the double signing of Mamelodi Sundowns' Jabu Shongwe and ex-AmaZulu man Letladi Madubanya. More here

Thursday, January 23

Ajax Cape Town have confirmed they are unlikely to release Thato Mokeke to SuperSport United before the end of the season. More

Wednesday, January 22

Maritzburg United and Bloemfontein Celtic have joined the queue of clubs interested in Bidvest Wits winger Bhongolethu Jayiya. More

Bidvest Wits are close to sealing the signing of Letladi Madubanya, who is training with the club and deep into contractual negotiations. More here

Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates have yet to discuss a potential early release for striker Lehlohonolo Majoro. More here

Mamelodi Sundowns could sign Nigeria forward Christopher Eze after he impressed during his trial with the Brazilians. More

DONE DEAL: Bidvest Wits defender Keamogetse Wolff has joined AmaZulu on loan until the end of the season. More here


Tuesday, January 21

DONE DEAL: Mpumalanga Black Aces have completed the signing of striker Thulasizwe Mbuyane from Orlando Pirates. Details

Mamelodi Sundowns are still to make a decision on Zimbabwean striker Walter Musona, who is currently on trial with the Brazilians. More here

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Josta Dladla’s pending case of a failed drug test has frozen talks over a new contract. Full story!

Bloemfontein Celtic defender Auguston Leonard has joined Milano United on a short-term contract until end of the season. More here

Milano have also signed Welcome Qalanto and Broderick Burds. Story

Mark Mayambela has arrived in Sweden for a trial with Djurgardens. More here


Monday, January 20

Kaizer Chiefs are waiting on Mamelodi Sundowns regarding the availability of Edward Manqele and Katlego Mphela. Full story

Siyabonga Nkosi's new contract will be signed this week. Full story

DONE DEAL: Bidvest Wits midfielder Sandile Sibande has joined Polokwane City on a six-month loan deal. More here

Free State Stars insist they will not sell Katlego Mashego, who is on the radar of Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns. More here

Kaizer Chiefs are hopeful Keegan Ritchie’s move to SK Slavia Prague can be completed before the end of the month. More

DONE DEAL: AmaZulu have signed Ghanaian midfielder John Arwuah from Bloemfontein Celtic. More here

DONE DEAL: Bloemfontein Celtic have signed Mogogi Gabonamong on a 18-month contract from SuperSport United. More


Saturday, January 18

Free State Stars have released Thapelo Mkhatshwa on loan to First division club Witbank Spurs for the rest of the season.
 

Friday, January 17

Kaizer Chiefs are still pursuing the signature of Edward Manqele, despite the imminent arrival of Katlego Mphela. More here!

Mogogi Gabonamong could be moving to join Moroka Swallows...More

DONE DEAL: Bidvest Wits have signed Sthembiso Ngcobo from Kaizer Chiefs via AmaZulu. Details

Bobby Motaung has confirmed that he will meet Orlando Pirates officials next week regarding the early release of Lehlohonolo Majoro. Full story

Platinum Stars are playing down reports linking Lindokuhle Mbatha and Tintswalo Tshabalala with moves to the big three clubs. More

Thursday, January 16 

New Orlando Pirates striker Helder Pelembe has received his work-permit and is eligible for selection. More

DONE DEAL: Polokwane City have secured the signing of midfielder Jabulani Maluleke from SuperSport United. More here

DONE DEAL: Orlando Pirates have recruited striker Lehlohonolo Majoro from Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs, according to the player's agent Tim Sukazi. Full story!

DONE DEAL: Free State Stars have signed former Santos midfielders Jurie Basie and Salmaan King. More

DONE DEAL: Orlando Pirates have completed the signings of Ntsikelelo Nyauza and Lwazi Skhosane. Full story!


Wednesday, January 15

SuperSport United are chasing the signature of Maritzburg United midfielder Michael Morton. Full story

Moroka Swallows have extended Lerato Chabangu's contract by a furher year. More here

DONE DEAL: SuperSport United have signed Dino Ndlovu on a six-month loan deal from Maccabi Haifa. Full story!

Mpumalanga Black Aces have indicated out-of-favour midfielder Setjhaba Mmuso will soon be transfer-listed for the second time. More

DONE DEAL: Innocent Mdledle has joined Mpumalanga Black Aces on a two-and-a-half-year deal. Details

Ajax Cape Town have confirmed their interest in signing want-away Kaizer Chiefs striker Lehlohonolo Majoro. More here!

Tuesday, January 14

Ajax Cape Town are eyeing a loan deal for Bidvest Wits forward Bhongolethu Jayiya. More here

DONE DEAL: Richard Henyekane has joined Free State Stars on loan from Sundowns for the rest of the season. Full story!

Striker Bonginkosi Ntuli has penned a new two-year contract with Golden Arrows. More here

Mpumalanga Black Aces are poised to complete the signing of Innocent Mdledle from SuperSport United. More

Kaizer Chiefs target May Mahlangu is looking to head back to Europe rather than play in the PSL. More

DONE DEAL: Kurt Lentjies resigns for Maritzburg United from SuperSport United. Details

Orlando Pirates tell KickOff.com that they have not at any stage discussed the idea of signing Kaizer Chiefs striker Lehlohonolo Majoro. Full story!

Ajax Cape Town defender Nazeer Allie has recovered from the groin injury that halted a move to Bidvest Wits, but he will no longer be heading north. Full story

Golden Arrows have terminated Gift Sithole’s contract. Full story

Bloemfontein Celtic have extended the contract of Lyle Lakay. Details

Sheldon Lawrence, Phinda Dlamini, Wesley Ntshangase, Christian Akande Kotchoni and Anthony Kulechi have joined Platinum Stars for trials. More here

Golden Arrows have handed trials to two Namibian players, Chris Katjiukua and Deon Hotto.

Free State Stars are set to swoop on former Jomo Cosmos striker Rhulani Manzini after he impressed during trials.

 

Monday, January 13

Greg Etafia has signed a new three-year deal with Moroka Swallows. More

Sundowns have still not received an offer from Kaizer Chiefs for the early release of Katlego Mphela. Full story!

Kaizer Chiefs defender Keegan Ritchie is yet to discuss terms with Czech Republic side SK Slavia Prague. More

Bloemfontein Celtic have recruited Fadlu Davids to serve as an assistant to head coach Ernst Middendorp. More

Celtic have handed youngster Sandile Radebe a trial. More


Sunday, January 12

Maritzburg United are on verge of signing midfielder Kurt Lentjies from SuperSport United. Full story

Saturday, January 11

Mpumalanga Black Aces have signed Bidvest Wits duo Jackson Mabokgwane and Miquel Timm on six-month loan deals. Story here

Mamelodi Sundowns striker Richard Henyekane is set to complete his loan move to Free State Stars. More

Friday, January 10 

Kaizer Chiefs left-back Tsepo Masilela has signed a new contract with the club which will keep him at Naturena until 30 June 2016. More here 

Chiefs have accepted an offer for fullback Keegan Ritchie from SK Slavia Prague. More

Platinum Stars coach Allan Freese has described talk that Dikwena are interested in signing Lerato Chabangu as “pleasant rumours”. More

Thursday, January 9

DONE DEAL: University of Pretoria have bolstered their ranks with the signing of Raymond Monama from Mamelodi Sundowns. Full Story

Former Maritzburg United midfielder Senzo Ndlovu could sign with Moroka Swallows after impressing at training. More

DONE DEAL: William Twala has become the second Orlando Pirates player to join Golden Arrows on loan this week. More here

Mamelodi Sundowns say they offered Katlego Mphela a new deal, but that he turned them down in favour of Kaizer Chiefs. Full story!


Wednesday, January 8

DONE DEAL: Golden Arrows have signed Orlando Pirates midfielder Manti Moholo. Read More

DONE DEAL: Ajax Cape Town have loaned Michael Kwong, Matthew Rowell and Stefan van Neel to Santos for the rest of the season. Story here!

Kaizer Chiefs insist they are not interested in Mamelodi Sundowns target Luyolo Nomandela. More

DONE DEAL: As was reported earlier by KickOff.com, Bidvest Wits defender Musa Bilankulu has completed his loan move to Bloemfontein Celtic. More

DONE DEAL: Golden Arrows have signed Ghanaian centre-back Seth Owusu, while they are close to landing a Zambian striker. More

AmaZulu are set to sign Itumeleng Duiker and Vuyisile Wana. More

Bidvest Wits CEO Jose Ferreira says Tinashe Nengomasha is definitely not for sale, but Thomas Sweswe could still leave. More here!

Kaizer Chiefs are in discussion with Mamelodi Sundowns as they try to secure an early release for Katlego Mphela. Full story!

DONE DEAL: George Maluleka is officially a Kaizer Chiefs player after the club reached a new agreement with SuperSport United over the midfielder. Full story here!

Mpumalanga Black Aces are chasing Wits goalkeeper Jackson Mabokgwane.

Bidvest Wits are considering loaning Musa Bilankulu to Bloemfontein Celtic until the end of the season. More here!

Bidvest Wits have turned their attention to signing SuperSport United winger Sameehg Doutie. More here!

Ntsikelelo Nyauza and Lwazi Skhosane look to have done enough to earn themselves contracts at Orlando Pirates. Full story!

Tuesday, January 7

DONE DEAL: Kaizer Chiefs have signed striker Katlego Mphela on a pre-contract from Mamelodi Sundowns. Full story here!

University of Pretoria have joined the race to sign in-demand Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Raymond Monama. Full story!

KickOff.com can reveal that Polokwane City are chasing the signature of SuperSport United workhorse Mogogi Gabonamong. More here. 

Highly-rated midfielder Robert Ng’ambi looks set to – at the very least – finish the season at Platinum Stars. More here

Mark Mayambela is still training on his own and no nearer to finding a new club after being dumped by Mpumalanga Black Aces in October. More here

Elias Pelembe will see whether his fortunes improve in the first few weeks of 2014 before deciding on his next move at Mamelodi Sundowns. More

Bidvest Wits are chasing the signature of Ajax Cape Town defender Thato Mokeke. Full story!


Monday, January 6

Newspaper reports in Zimbabwe suggest that Orlando Pirates could soon make a move for Mamelodi Sundowns striker Nyasha Mushekwi. Full story

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed they are trying to sign in-demand Sundowns striker Katlego Mphela. More

Ayanda Patosi's agent Rob Moore has dismissed claims the Bafana Bafana attacker could leave Sporting Lokeren this transfer window. Full story

Luyolo Nomandela could still leave Free State Stars in January – providing the club is happy with the offer. Full story

Lehlohonolo Majoro has turned down a move to SuperSport United as he holds out for a transfer to Orlando Pirates. More here!

Kaizer Chiefs and SuperSport United's interest in Katlego Mphela confirmed, as well as overseas options in the UAE, China and Scandinavia. Full story!

DONE DEAL: Steve Komphela has joined Maritzburg United on a two-and-a-half-year deal. Full story

DONE DEAL: Bidvest Wits have signed Ajax defender Thulani Hlatswayo on a pre-contract. 

Former Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Lionel Mutizwa and Swaziland international Felix Badenhorst are on trial at Moroka Swallows. Full story


Sunday, January 5

Maritzburg United chairman Farook Kadodia aims to appoint Steve Komphela head coach of the club before Wednesday. Full story

Bloemfontein Celtic have handed a trial to Botswana international midfielder Jackie Motlhatego. Full story


Friday, January 3

George Maluleka expresses his delight at joining Kaizer Chiefs from SuperSport United. More on this here!

Chiefs midfielder George Lebese could join Mamelodi Sundowns in a swap deal involving striker Edward Manqele. More here!

Downs forward Katlego Mphela will decide his future today, with Orlando Pirates, Chiefs, SuperSport United and Mpumalanga Black Aces showing an interest in the ex-Bafana ace. More here!

Maritzburg United confirm Clinton Larsen has been fired, with former Free State Stars coach Steve Komphela believed to be lined up as his replacement. More here!


Thursday, January 2

DONE DEAL: Kaizer Chiefs have signed midfielder George Maluleka on a three-and-a-half-year contract from SuperSport United. More on this here! 

Former Free State Stars boss Steve Komphela may be poised to take over Clinton Larsen's job as head coach of Maritzburg United. More here!

DONE DEAL: SuperSport have confirmed that defender Clayton Daniels has signed a pre-contract with the club. More.


Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Kaizer Chiefs confirm they are chasing Mamelodi Sundowns' Edward Manqele and George Maluleka of SuperSport United. More here!

Amakhosi are waiting to hear from Knowledge Musona regarding his plans for when his loan spell expires at the end of the campaign. More.


Tuesday, December 31

Despite huge interest in defender Thulani Hlatshwayo, Ajax Cape Town are still hoping to hold on to the former Under-20 star. More on this here! 


Monday, December 30

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has appealed to Moroka Swallows and Kaizer Chiefs to show his team respect with regards to their media statements about Edward Manqele. More here!

Bloemfontein Celtic have downplayed reports linking defender Clayton Daniels to SuperSport United. More.


Saturday, December 28

Bongi Ntuli's agent confirms the Golden Arrows striker is still being pursued by Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns. More on this here!


Monday, December 23

DONE DEAL: Ajax Cape Town have confirmed that Lebogang Manyama will join SuperSport United next month. More here!

Mpumalanga Black Aces have renewed their efforts to sign Bidvest Wits goalkeeper Jackson Mabokgwane. More.


Sunday, December 22

Chiefs are very close to signing SuperSport midfielder George Maluleka – but a swap involving Lehlohonolo Majoro is as yet unconfirmed. More on this here!

KickOff.com can reveal that SuperSport have lined up three major signings: Manyama, Majoro, Mphela. More on that here!

Platinum Stars coach Allan Freese says he "very worried" about losing star player Robert Ng'ambi. More here!


Friday, December 20

Ajax coach Muhsin Ertugral says he will defy his bosses and continue to field want-away midfielder Lebogang Manyama until the end of his contract. More on that here!

KickOff.com has learnt that Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Lucky Baloyi is set to be offered a two-year extension to his contract. Details here!

DONE DEAL: AmaZulu have completed the signing of former Ajax Cape Town defensive midfielder Nhlanhla Shabalala. More here!


Thursday, December 19

Willard Katsande has followed Mulomowandau Mathoho's example by committing his future to Kaizer Chiefs until June 2017. Click here for more!

Moroka Swallows are already preparing for life without Chiefs target Edward Manqele, who is on loan at the Dube Birds from Mamelodi Sundowns. More here!

A Moffat Mdluli\Lehlohonolo Majoro swap deal is on the table for Chiefs. More here!

Orlando Pirates dismiss talk that Ghana number one Fatau Dauda could leave the club next month. More here!

Former Ajax Cape Town midfielder Nhlanhla Shabalala is on the verge of signing for AmaZulu, after falling out with Muhsin Ertugral. Details here!


Wednesday, December 18

Lehlohonolo Majoro says no to new contract! More on that here!

Allan Freese is no longer a caretaker boss, having signed a new long-term contract with Platinum Stars. More here.

Mpumalanga Black Aces have released defender Eduardo Ferreira from his contract on compassionate grounds. More.

Moroka Swallows playmaker Lerato Chabangu will still be at the Dube Birds next season, so says club boss Leon Prins. More.

Kaizer Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter admits the Glamour Boys face a challenge in signing new players. More.

Former Orlando Pirates fan-favourite Mark Mayambela is still unemployed after being dumped by Mpumalanga Black Aces. More.

Tuesday, December 17

Kaizer Chiefs have formally approached Mamelodi Sundowns for the services of striker Edward Manqele, who is currently on loan at Moroka Swallows. More here.

Lehlohonolo Majoro is today expected to make his decision on his future with Chiefs. More here.

Amakhosi midfielder Mandla Masango could be on his way to Bidvest Wits. More. 

Ajax Cape Town star Lebogang Manyama aims to see out his contract at Ikamva so he can leave the club for free at the end of the season. More. 

Urban Warriors boss Muhsin Ertugral has his eye on two PSL players and an 'international' player, while he plans to do further scouting at the African Nations Championship (Chan), starting on January 11. More.

SuperSport United mentor Cavin Johnson has indicated he could shore up his squad given their domestic and CAF Confederations Cup commitments. More.

Friday, December 13

Kaizer Chiefs centre-back Mulomowandau Mathoho has signed a new contract with the club, which will keep him at Naturena until June 2017. More here.

Ajax Cape Town midfielder Lebogang Manyama is no longer on his way to Kaizer Chiefs, with Amakhosi announcing the proposed switch has fallen through. More here.

Muhsin Ertugral says he is 'devastated' to see 'Terror' Fanteni in the footballing wilderness, and suspects he was badly advised in his career. More on that here!

Orlando Pirates fan favourite Thulasizwe 'Juju' Mbuyane looks destined to leave the club in the January transfer window. More.

Ruzaigh Gamildien completes his AmaZulu move! More here.

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