Salim Magoola

Orlando Pirates have identified their latest target – Salim Magoola. Image: Backpagepix

African giants enter race to sign Kaizer Chiefs target

Kaizer Chiefs will face stiff international competition in the race to sign one of the league’s top performers!

Salim Magoola

Orlando Pirates have identified their latest target – Salim Magoola. Image: Backpagepix

Kaizer Chiefs will have to fend off interest from some of the continents biggest teams if they wish to land one of their key targets.

According to reports, the Amakhosi have identified Richards Bay goalkeeper Salim Magoola as a potential Itumeleng Khune replacement.

Magoola has been a shining light for the club since joining them at the beginning of last season. During a difficult Bay campaign, Magoola ended up being nominated for the Goalkeeper of the Season award which was eventually won by Ronwen Williams.

In total, the 28-year-old Ugandan international has made 38 appearances for Bay, keeping an impressive 14 clean-sheets for the struggling side!

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According to the latest reports, Chiefs are not the only team interested in signing Magoola with DR Congo giants TP Mazembe and Tanzania giants Simba SC also interested in signing him.

“TP Mazembe and Simba SC are among several suitors keen on Richards Bay goalkeeper Salim Magoola.” an IdiskiTimes report read.

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“Salim Magoola is still an option for Chiefs. His name has come up again as an option although there have been no official talks. He is one of the players who will be closely monitored for the rest of the season as Chiefs are searching for a goalkeeper to add to the team for next season.” – a source told SoccerLaduma.

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“It was an incredible experience in this Soweto Derby. It was the first for me and the fans were incredible. I mean, two teams were fighting until the end and Orlando Pirates won.” FIFA president Gianni Infantino said as quoted by IdiskiTimes.

“But Kaizer Chiefs really put on a fight, but it was a great game. The most emotional was what was happening on the field – we went to the public in the stadium, full house, incredible.

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“I had forgotten how emotional this stadium is and also the city. I mean, I was watching this morning when I arrived [on Saturday] everyone was looking forward to this game, so it was a great game, great atmosphere, passion and incredible fans.”

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