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Orlando Pirates' Sello Japhta linked with Free State Stars and Thanda Royal Zulu

Posted: 24 December 2016 Time: 19:30

Whispers emanating from Orlando Pirates suggest that Sello Japhta is in line for a six-month loan move in January that will enable him game-time, with a return to Free State Stars a possibility.

Japhta has had it tough since arriving at Pirates at the beginning of the season from Stars and is yet to feature for the first team at Pirates.

The 22-year-old heads back home to Bloemfontein for the festive break without any first team minutes to his name despite all the potential that he has.

Having done well under Giovanni Solinas last season, Japhta is said to be welcome back at Ea Lla Koto should Pirates be amenable.

Stars will be making reinforcements during the January transfer window after a difficult start that has left them battling in the relegation zone, which has already forced them to bring in Rooi Mahamutsa and Thamsanqa Teyise.

Should Japhta return he will give Stars creativity in midfield. has also been informed that Japhta’s name has been discussed at promotion-chasing NFD outfit Thanda Royal Zulu.

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Article by: Lovemore Moyo
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