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No Sarr In Bucs' Pre-Season Trip To Zambia?

No Issa Sarr in Orlando Pirates trip to Zambia

By Soccer Laduma - Jul 16, 2018 05:31 PM

Orlando Pirates are currently in Zambia for their pre-season camp and as previously reported by Soccer Laduma, the Soweto giants are playing a series of friendlies against African clubs. 

Last week Thursday, the Buccaneers took on Congolese giants, TP Mazembe and since then the South Africans have played Power Dynamos and Ndola Select. However, a notable absentee at the games has been the veteran midfielder, Issa Sarr.

Read: Gabuza & Qalinge Among Goal Scorers As Bucs Near End Of Zambia Camp

In their first friendly against Mazembe Pirates fielded three different sides and the 31-year-old, who has been heavily linked with an exit from the club since January,  failed to feature in the game.

Siya sources had indicated that the midfielder was set to reunite with his former side, Platinum Stars, but after Dikwena’s relegation to the National First Division, the player's future remains uncertain.  

The likes of Xola Mlambo, Asavela Mbekile and new boy, Abel Mabaso have been given runs in Bucs' central midfield, further pushing the Senegalese midfielder down the pecking order. 

The 2017/18 season was Sarr’s worst season for the Soweto giants, as he struggled to break into double figures for appearances since joining Pirates four seasons ago. Sarr only managed six league appearances, with only two starts versus the 20 league starts in the season before.  

Meanwhile, the club has since unveiled its new kit for the upcoming 2018/19 season and are expected back in the country this week to continue their pre-season training before the league officially starts in August.  


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cmangadee Joined: 13 Jun 2018
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cmangadee Jul 17, 2018 02:20 PM
leave this overcrowded team they are in Zambia but emahhotela I four four ngathi kusetaxin leave them u deserve better
thato357 Joined: 13 Aug 2014
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thato357 Jul 17, 2018 09:18 AM
Hade Sarr!
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Shosholoza ka Cadolo Jul 16, 2018 11:20 PM
Ya tym is up poi
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chris_kumalo Jul 16, 2018 09:28 PM
Kc needs defensive midplayer,we can't depend on katsande forever
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LeCowHloHlo vs mix vongani Jul 16, 2018 07:38 PM
No news here
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setlaboswana Jul 16, 2018 07:15 PM
Please don't make Bobby to be hard at work.
The Bucsboss Joined: 02 Nov 2016
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The Bucsboss Jul 16, 2018 07:10 PM
What ever a pirates want to do with him,is up to pirates.I just hope the management do the right thing,not just dumping the guy,but give him some dutys to keep him busy at the club.I know the age is no longer on his favor,but still in Afrika we will need the experiance too.I just wish the boy the best of luky going forward.#UP THE BUCS.
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Myaka weliPhefeni Jul 16, 2018 06:35 PM
Is a time to move out MR Guitar men
DTChappyRATbyBIRTh Joined: 15 Jul 2015
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DTChappyRATbyBIRTh Jul 16, 2018 05:51 PM
Old news cowditor, Sarr is still nursing a hamstring injury hence he was left behind, have your facts straight before jumping into conclusion

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