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Orlando Pirates will be aiming to banish thoughts of a painful defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns when they host Marumo Gallants on Monday. Picture: Orlando Pirates

JDR Stars ‘benefit’ from Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns

GladAfrica Championship side JDR Stars have announced they have signed two youngsters from Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns.

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Orlando Pirates will be aiming to banish thoughts of a painful defeat to Mamelodi Sundowns when they host Marumo Gallants on Monday. Picture: Orlando Pirates

GladAfrica Championship side JDR Stars have announced they have signed two youngsters from Orlando Pirates and Mamelodi Sundowns.

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The club announced Azola Tshobeni from Pirates as their player for the 2021-22 season on a loan deal.

Tshobeni is a central midfielder, and he had been expected to remain at Pirates for the current campaign but this will not be the case.

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JDR also confirmed acquiring the services of Malebogo Modise on a season-long deal from the Brazilians.

Modise has been a professional since his promotion from the Sundowns academy in 2019 but he hasn’t seen enough game time at the club.

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He is a left-back, and the presence of players such as Lyle Lakay among others at Sundowns meant his chances of playing regularly were non-existent.