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PSL and Orlando Pirates chairman Dr Irvin Khoza. Image: @OfficialPSL/Twitter

Orlando Pirates face European competition for African star?

An Orlando Pirates transfer target is reportedly a wanted man in France, making a move to the Buccaneers rather unlikely…

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PSL and Orlando Pirates chairman Dr Irvin Khoza. Image: @OfficialPSL/Twitter

Orlando Pirates are set to miss out on the signature of Burkina Faso star defender Issoufou Dayo.

The Buccaneers are reportedly interested in signing the RSB Berkane star who’s also attracting interest from France.

Dayo has been rock solid for both Berkane and Burkina Faso during recent campaigns.

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Orlando Pirates transfer target heading to France?

“The Buccaneers are understood to be still keen on the 31-year-old with a view to add him to coach Jose Riveiro’s squad for next season as the team will also be making a long-awaited return to the CAF Champions League, the Houghton-based club is facing competition from Europe, according to informants.” a SoccerLaduma report read.

“It is understood that the player has attracted interest from clubs in France. And he is unlikely to extend his stay with the Moroccan outfit beyond this season, with his current contract set to expire in at the end of this month.”

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Issoufou Dayo of Burkina Faso during the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Afcon Finals football match between Cape Verde v Burkina Faso at Olembe Stadium in Yaounde, Cameroon on 13 January 2022 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix.

In other news, former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Dumisani Zuma is a free agent again!

Zuma was released by the Amakhosi last year, and joined AmaZulu as a free agent.

According to the latest reports, Usuthu have opted against extending his contract at the club!

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This means that the former Bloemfontein Celtic star is once again a free agent, and can join any club with immediate effect!

Zuma made 21 appearances for AmaZulu, scoring just one goal in his time at the club.

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Former Kaizer Chiefs man becomes a free agent again

“SABC Sport can reveal AmaZulu FC will not trigger the option on Dumisani Zuma’s contract, effectively making the striker a free agent.” a SABC SPORT report read.

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AmaZulu FC midfielder Dumisani Zuma – Photo: Facebook – Amakhosi Unofficial

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