AmaZulu have commented about the future of leading striker Bonginkosi Ntuli, who has been one of the sought-after players this season, with his high work-rate and form believed to have earned him interested suitors in Gauteng.
Ntuli finished the season as AmaZulu top goal-scorer with 13 goals – three goals behind Orlando Pirates’ Gabadinho Mhango and Peter Shalulile of Highlands Park – the two players who ended the 2019/20 Absa Premiership campaign as joint leading goal-scorers in the league.
Throughout the season as Ntuli has been scoring goals, indications from sources in the know have been that Orlando Pirates had been monitoring the player’s progress and that they have been keen to land his signature, while some reports have linked the Pietermaritzburg-born player with an overseas move.
In discussing the player’s future, AmaZulu general manager Lunga Sokhela says the Durban-based club has no intentions of selling the star.
“We haven’t had any official offers for Mr Bongi Ntuli. We’ve had a lot of rumours, a lot of talk but nothing official. He’s a critical player, obviously, in our squad in terms of his position and what he brings to that position. We’re not looking to release him,” said Sokhela, speaking to the media.
“He is contracted (and) will be continuing with the club and there’s no desire from us to release him at this stage,” he added.
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