With a potential move to Kaizer Chiefs on the cards for Sekhukhune United midfielder Yusuf Maart, a decision is expected on a few other players from the team after a decent first season in the topflight for the Gauteng-based Limpopo outfit.
As reported in edition 1268 of Soccer Laduma, concerns had been raised about Luckyboy Mokoena’s future with Babina Noko, with the player having struggled for game-time in the team under coach MacDonald Makhubedu.
Having joined the team in January, after parting ways with TS Galaxy, Mokoena failed to make a single appearance for Babina Noko despite his high hopes about reviving his career at the club.
News reaching the Siya crew is that the 28-year-old right-back is set to finish the season on the sidelines after being deemed surplus to requirements.
In joining Sekhukhune, Mokoena signed a short-term contract which is set to expire at the end of next month, with the indications from the club that the deal is unlikely to be renewed.
Meanwhile, veteran goalkeeper Tapuwa Kapini is another player facing uncertain future with the club after finishing the season on the sidelines.
After making three appearances at the start of the season, the 37-year-old Zimbabwean didn’t get another chance as Zambian shot-stopper Toaster Nsabata made the team’s number one jersey his own, while the club’s third choice goalkeeper Ayanda Dlamini played in two matches during the DStv Premiership campaign.
Nsabata, 28, is one of the three keepers nominated for the DStv Premiership Goalkeeper of the Season award alongside Cape Town City’s Hugo Marques and Veli Mothwa from AmaZulu.
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