Top-flight club showing Kekana interest


Soon after parting ways with Mamelodi Sundowns, it can be revealed that fellow DStv Premiership side Chippa United have enquired into the availability of Hlompho Kekana.

Sundowns recently announced that it had reached an amicable agreement with Kekana to part ways after meeting with their long-standing captain on Thursday.

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The veteran midfielder goes down in the history as the first club captain to lift the CAF Champions League trophy under head coach Pitso Mosimane in 2016.

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According to sources close to the club, Chippa has already shown a strong interest to recruit Kekana to bolster their first-team squad for the current season.

"Chippa United are very interested in signing Hlompho Kekana," a source revealed to

"The club is currently preparing to submit an offer imminently."

Chilli Boys head coach Gavin Hunt refused to comment on the reported interest in signing the veteran midfielder.

"I can't comment," a guarded Hunt said.