Tercious Malepe completes SA return

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Former Orlando Pirates defender Tercious Malepe is set to complete his return to South Africa after reaching an agreement to join AmaZulu.

Malepe, who recently parted ways with Ukrainian Premier League side FC Mynai, will return to the DStv Premiership next season after reaching an agreement to join 2020/21 league runners-up, AmaZulu.

Sources have informed Kickoff.com that the 24-year-old will pen a three-year deal with Benni McCarthy's side on Tuesday evening and that an official announcement will be made by the club during the course of the week.

It is understood that preliminary discussions had also previously been held regarding a potential move to Kaizer Chiefs but that those negotiations failed to progress following the club's change of management earlier this year.

Malepe, who is expected to captain the South Africa U23 at the Olympic Games later this month, completes his return to South Africa on the back of a season abroad in which he made 15 appearances across all competitions for Mynai.

He previously made 62 appearances in the South African top-flight, spread across loan spells from Pirates to Ajax Cape Town and Chippa United.

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