The Premier Soccer League’s transfer window for January has long closed, though clubs continue to announce departures and there is much uncertainty over the make-up of the squad at Moroka Swallows, who have refused to reveal their changes.
It was a quiet window by all accounts, many clubs are feeling the pinch financially and January traditionally is not a good month to buy and sell with a premium placed on the price of players.
We take a look at the confirmed movements ahead of the resumption of the DStv Premiership on Friday.
Usuthu have been one of the more active teams, bringing in former striker Augustine Mulenga from Chippa United to add some firepower to the attack. The experienced Zambian blew hot and cold in his first spell with eight goals in 39 DStv Premiership appearances, so let's see how he goes second time round.
Usuthu have also brought in left-back Sifiso Ngobeni on loan from Mamelodi Sundowns, at the same time releasing Sibusiso Mabiliso, who never found his groove in his second spell with the club. Also departed is defensive midfielder Tercious Malepe and left-winger Mxolisi Kunene, who barely featured in his two-and-a-half years at the club.
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City have signed Namibia international playmaker Prins Tjiueza who impressed at the Africa Cup of Nations, though he limped out of the Brave Warriors’ final fixture in the Ivory Coast with what looked a nasty ankle injury.
Eric Tinkler’s side have returned Colombian forward Juan Zapata to his former club Colmenarez after just 12 months in Cape Town. Zapata was reportedly City’s most expensive transfer when he joined in January 2023, but never looked the part with one goal in 23 appearances. They also surprisingly let the experienced ThatoRead on supersport.com