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Confirmed: Chippa Announce Signing Of Pirates Attacker

Chippa United Have Confirmed The Signing Of Gift Motupa

By Soccer Laduma - May 15, 2018 04:04 PM

Chippa United have confirmed the signing of Gift Motupa from Orlando Pirates.

Read: Chiefs Announce Historial Decision

The Chilli Boys announced that the 23-year-old has penned a three-year deal with the club following an agreement with the Buccaneers, making him their first big-name signing prior to the start of the 2018/19 campaign.

Motupa scored nine goals while on loan from Baroka in 2017/18, finishing just behind the likes of Percy Tau and Rodney Ramagalela in the scoring charts, and he will be hoping to add to his PSL goal tally while under the tutelage of Vladislav Heric.


The news was confirmed by the club's official Twitter account, with Chippa Mpengesi saying that he will add much-needed 'fire power' to the side.

Meanwhile, it has also been confirmed that Heric will remain head coach for next season.


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Mthiziman Joined: 27 Jul 2017
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Mthiziman May 16, 2018 11:50 AM
Good move. There is too much competition at Pirates. The boy is still young . He will fit Chippa's style of play which is similar to Bucs provided given a chance by coach. He can still come back if necessary.
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Ruud-Krol(mugabel) May 16, 2018 10:18 AM
Motupa is a good player but the clueless coaches don't understand his strengths. Just because he has an eye for goal he's being played as a striker then he ends up looking like a hornless cow. He's best position is the central midfield/deep lying playmaker but unfortunately there's no space for him at bucs since he's not better than Nyatama and Mlambo. Plus there's also the promising Siphumelele Mbulu who needs to be nurtured.
BhakaTM Joined: 05 Jun 2011
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BhakaTM May 16, 2018 10:16 AM
Also I hope Pirates don't sign someone in exchange for Motupa from Chippa...We are not obligated to sign someone from Chippa every season...We only need Khuzwayo from Chiefs and a tall and ugly Central defender, no one else...We have a very strong squad, no need signing unnecessary Mpengesi COWS...We already don't know what to do with Marc Van Heerden and Thamsanqa Sangweni who are eating grass on our VIP stands...
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BhakaTM May 16, 2018 10:10 AM
Motupa must never allow himself to go back to Orlando Pirates ever again, I hope this is really a permanent deal and wont tomorrow be told to report to Pirates preseason...At some point this boy must settle down and show his quality...He mustn't be used as trading cattle pushed back and forth...All the best to him though...His best position is him as a Central midfielder though...He can also play as a CDM...Chippa must re - sign Thamsanqa Sangweni to partner this boy in the middle...
EagleEye Joined: 06 Nov 2014
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EagleEye May 16, 2018 09:21 AM
Why did Baroka let him go?
The Ghost himself Joined: 24 Aug 2016
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The Ghost himself May 16, 2018 08:57 AM
Welcome Paseka Mako
Pirates_999 Joined: 08 Nov 2017
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Pirates_999 May 16, 2018 08:46 AM
He might be good but there's no place for him at Bucs and there's nothing we can do if he wants to return he must destroy the Bucs ship first
@SCHUSTE Joined: 05 Apr 2018
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@SCHUSTE May 16, 2018 08:42 AM
Pirate and chippa has good relationship soon we will get Mntambo in bucs colours
Ntsunda 12 Joined: 28 Apr 2018
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Ntsunda 12 May 16, 2018 08:36 AM
I remember this boy during the quarter finals of nedbank cup in 2016 when he made Mabunda and Kekana looks ordinary
thato357 Joined: 13 Aug 2014
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thato357 May 16, 2018 07:31 AM
Bucs should have kept Motupa. He is quality.
buccardinho Joined: 13 Jun 2014
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buccardinho May 16, 2018 07:19 AM
I'm one of the few ppl who are against this desicion.motupa has proved time and time again that he's got natural scoring abilities this boy can even do better than your Makola s in da nfd with baroka he scored lots of beautiful goals playing in midfield we signed him. Lets be honest when he arrived at pirates the whole team was in shambles with Micky mouse coaches even Khoza admitted this with our previous coaches when he was praising micho.this boy was sent on loan he proved he's a real deal,when he was called to Bafana motupa showed his class scored and created goals this boy was the best performer when our under23 played da Olympics in Brazil I hope there's buy back clause cz this boy will cum back and haunt us I can bet with piece of land that I'm going to get from cr17 and juju.even Khune can tell you about this dangerous boy.if he's using he's ryt age not football age motupa is going very far in his footballing career if he was part of this but bucs team trust me he would have scored goals for. Especially in Cape town,Winks
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Love-downs May 15, 2018 10:21 PM
Sho bra chippa! Wena just make sure that others keep burning the stadium ki ki ki ki ki ki
SowetoBOY Joined: 18 Jun 2012
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SowetoBOY May 15, 2018 10:04 PM
The signing of Gift by Chippa means Linda"Figo"Mntambo is coming to bucs him and Xola"10'10"Mlambo can't wait for next season,with Lorch also this combo will be deadly in front with Zambian distraction boys.
SowetoBOY Joined: 18 Jun 2012
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SowetoBOY May 15, 2018 09:59 PM
Gift is good player but mot for Bucs,I will not forhet the sitter he missed against Dunusa FC that lead us to losing 6-0.
slivo ledimo Joined: 11 Sep 2016
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slivo ledimo May 15, 2018 09:50 PM
whoever sign players or recommends players fr Bucs.seems to have all info about all this players nd their development.This Mako nd Mntabo boys.are wat we call rear talent.nd those kind of talent in da hands of Micho nd Rulani.can be fr Mutupa its good bye
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Mtwesi May 15, 2018 09:35 PM
I see a baroka player going to rats after this report
downzzz Joined: 27 Jan 2018
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downzzz May 15, 2018 09:11 PM
Gud playr for chippa bt he alwyz sold all gud playrz mxm
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musah005 May 15, 2018 08:57 PM
ok great
shadae Joined: 26 Aug 2014
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shadae May 15, 2018 08:23 PM
chipa mean business next season what about the others
scoreman99 Joined: 25 May 2017
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scoreman99 May 15, 2018 07:55 PM
@So-Mathabo-KBYellow teeth if noordien was playing for Dunu he'll be by far now look at Dolly,Tau now just that bucs were killed by chopping and changing of coaches

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