Baroka confirm Makgopa transfer to Orlando Pirates


Baroka FC have confirmed the widespread speculation that striker Evidence Makgopa will be moving to Orlando Pirates.

The 2020/21 Premier Soccer League Young Player of the Season had been strongly linked with several top-flight teams with Pirates now confirmed to have won the race for his signature.

"We are preparing now [for next season] and everybody is here except Makgopa," Mphahlele tells KickOff.

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"With regards to Makgopa, I can confirm that he is leaving.

"He is going to Pirates, I'm letting him go with my whole heart, I'm giving him my blessing, as he did well for us.

"I wish that he succeeds at Pirates, I just wish he has the same sort of success as Goodman Mosele."

Pirates finished last season in a disappointing sixth position in the DStv Premiership standings and will look to reinforce their squad for next season.

The Buccaneers have reportedly already clinched the signing of midfielder Miguel Timm from Marumo Gallants ahead of the upcoming campaign.

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