Katleho Makateng Richards Bay FC

Lesotho striker Katleho Makateng is reportedly in talks with newly-promoted DStv Premiership side Richards Bay FC. Image: @LebajoaTebalo / Twitter

Lesotho ‘goal machine’ linked with move to KwaZulu-Natal DStv Premiership side

Lesotho striker Katleho Makateng is reportedly in talks with newly-promoted DStv Premiership side Richards Bay FC.

Katleho Makateng Richards Bay FC

Lesotho striker Katleho Makateng is reportedly in talks with newly-promoted DStv Premiership side Richards Bay FC. Image: @LebajoaTebalo / Twitter

Lesotho striker Katleho Makateng is reportedly in talks with newly-promoted DStv Premiership side Richards Bay FC over a possible move to KwaZulu-Natal.

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According to Soccer Laduma, the 23-year-old, who scored 20 goals this past season for the Lesotho Defence Force in the country’s Premier League, is in advanced talks with the Natal Rich Boyz over playing in Mzansi in the upcoming season.

Makateng has raked in the awards in Lesotho, where he was named Young Player of the Season, Player of the Season and Player’s Player of the Season.

He was in action for Lesotho during the recent COSAFA Cup where he scored in their 2-1 group stage victory over Malawi.

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Meanwhile, Richards Bay FC will be playing in the Mangosuthu Legacy Cup this weekend alongside AmaZulu FC, Zululand District XI and Mamelodi Sundowns.

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Richards Bay FC will get their 2022/23 DStv Premiership campaign started with an away trip – although not a long one – to Golden Arrows at the Princess Magogo Stadium on Saturday, 6 August.

Kick-off is scheduled for 15:00.

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