According to sources, Liphoko, who returned to Pirates at the beginning of the season following a loan spell at Golden Arrows, was told to stop training with the senior team a few months ago.
Now the 18-year-old winger has decided to return home in Durban.
"Well, Tshepo is back here (Durban). He is not training with any team. The club informed him that he was not in the technical team's plans for the 2013/2014 season," a source said.
Liphoko’s agent Mike Makaab of Prosport International confirmed to the Siya crew that his client was back home in Durban.
“He is currently undergoing a specialised training at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. I’m currently working on something for him and hopefully there will be something for him next week,” said Makaab.
Makaab, however, ruled out the possibility of the player returning to Pirates.
“He is definitely not returning to Pirates, but I can't say more now, call me next week,” added Makaab.
Liphoko spent last season at Arrows on loan, where he played nine matches and scored one goal during his six month spell at Abafana Bes’thende.
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