Arrows want Shongwe to stay


When he made the switch to Arrows from Bidvest Wits in August last year, Shongwe showed interest in committing his future to the KwaZulu-Natal side when he becomes a free agent in July.

"I'm here on loan till the end of the season, but I would love to stay here when my loan comes to an end," the Witbank-born attacker said at the time.

Shongwe has been linked with the likes of Orlando Pirates and Chippa United, but Masondo has faith the 27-year-old will stay put.

"Jabulani is still finishing what he came here for," Masondo explains to

"We will only entertain talks on Jabulani's future when the season comes to an end. If he really loves Arrows he will want to stay like we showed him as Arrows with our intentions.

"I don't think he will have a problem staying and Jabulani is not the kind of player who moves around. He is not new in the market, he knows moving around is not safe. He's been around and I think he knows the story better. I don't think he will still want to go around fishing when he has already got the fish in his hands."

Asked about Shongwe's recent lack of game-time, Masondo says Shongwe must leave coach Clinton Larsen with no choice but to select him.

"He is not injured or whatever, he is training with the team. He just needs to push so the coach can select him for games."