Mashego off to Czech Republic


Mashego – who spent the past season at National First Division outfit FC Cape Town – has already received an invitation letter from the Czech side requesting him to join them for a four-week stay, starting on June 16. has also seen the invitation letter from the Czechs – who will be playing in the UEFA Europa League next season after finishing third last term.

Thabo Moloto, who is Mashego’s agent, confirms that his client is flying off to the city of Mlada Boleslav for a trial that he hopes will be successful despite local interest from SuperSport United and Mamelodi Sundowns, who have both made enquiries about the 22-year-old.

“We have received an invitation from the Czech Republic club and Cyril will be leaving in two weeks to join them for pre-season but there is also local interest in the boy which is, however, not yet firm,” says Moloto.

Mashego is an Orlando Pirates development product, who had a brief stint with Chippa United during their previous PSL stay. He was handed his clearance by The Bucs at the beginning of the year, after which he then moved to FC Cape Town.

He has played international football at Under-17 and 20 levels.