Sangweni joins up with new club today

Premiership

Former Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Thamsanqa Sangweni has started training with Chippa United.

KickOff.com broke the news of Sangweni's imminent return to the club last month and now understands the player approached the Port Elizabeth side and asked to be taken back following the return of Dan Malesela as head coach.

Sangweni has been plying his trade at Eswatini Premier League giants Mbabane Highlanders but had to cut short his stay due to inconducive conditions.

The 31-year-old has now left Highlanders after only joining in November 2020 and joins Siviwe Mpengesi's side for this third spell.

According to a source, Sangweni's delay in joining the club was due to the Chilli Boys being on the road as they have been playing all their home games away.

"He hasn't been training yet, but we heard he is coming back. The team only came back on Monday, and Monday and Tuesday they were rested. They only started training on Wednesday. He will join on Thursday," a source tells KickOff.com.

Sangweni's representative Allie Thloale confirms this development.

"Ya that boy is in PE, in fact he is going there tomorrow [today]. He is going to Chippa," Thloale confirms.

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