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Ex-Bucs Defender Signing With Baroka Confirmed

Baroka FC Have Strengthened Squad With New Defender

By Masebe Qina - May 18, 2018 11:19 AM

Baroka FC have strengthened their squad with the signing of a new defender for the upcoming season.

It has been confirmed to the Siya crew that Baroka have completed the signing of Mashale Rantabane for the new season.  

Rantabane finished the 2017/18 season playing for Mthatha Bucks in the National First Division. Despite Bucks’ unsuccessful season, which led to the team getting relegated to the ABC Motsepe League, Rantabane was one of the few influential players from the Eastern Cape outfit. 

Read: Another Pirates/Chippa Deal? Midfielder Linked With Bucs

The 27-year-old Free State-born player, who was previously on the books of Orlando Pirates, has signed a three-year deal with Bakgaga, as confirmed by his representative, Lizwe Mthethwa of Aftesec Sports Group.

“We are delighted to confirm that Rantabane has signed a straight three-year deal with Baroka FC. He was arguably the best centre-back in the league (NFD) last season," confirmed Mthethwa.  

“His performance against AmaZulu in the Nedbank Cup showed what the club (Baroka) can expect from him in the upcoming season. We thank the chairman of Baroka for giving this boy a chance,” said the representative. 

Read: Stars In Cup Final To Win It, Angered By Eymael Exit Rumours 

In other news from Baroka, defender Mzwanele Mahashe is linked with an exit from the club, as he is nearing the end of his contract, which is yet to be renewed.

The centre-back’s contract with the Limpopo outfit is set to expire at the end of next month.  


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kaffee Joined: 19 Jun 2018
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kaffee Jun 19, 2018 02:26 PM
This boy is extremely good I know him from Kasi Edenville. He is very versatile, He can be a striker if one needs a striker, he can also distribute from the middle and he can also be a very good defender. We call him Boteza. What a humble guy and a very good player
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JAWS OF LIFE Joined: 21 Apr 2018
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JAWS OF LIFE May 18, 2018 08:20 PM
That tall defender is very g00d aerially he can even sc0re g0als last time I saw him play it was against pirates in The Nedbank cup when he was still playing f0r Maluti FET.
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swright May 18, 2018 01:00 PM
27 Year old???? no ways.
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Mrabaraba wa Mketule Joined: 10 Jun 2016
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Mrabaraba wa Mketule May 18, 2018 11:46 AM
Cow this one. he failed dismally and only excel in Castle Leagues , Lower leagues etc. Next news please. Editor please camp with your crew at bucs, Sundowns and Chiefs and look for scoopsnyana daarso. So far you are feasting on garbage news and transferring them to us.

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