Local News 15.8.2016 03:08 pm

Celtic sign Masana, promote four youngsters

Sydney Masana (Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix)

Sydney Masana (Pic Sydney Mahlangu/ BackpagePix)

Bloemfontein Celtic have confirmed the signing of former Free State Stars and Mthatha Bucks striker Sydney Masana.

In addition to signing Masana, Siwelele have promoted four youngsters from the club’s development structures.

After being thoroughly assessed by Bloemfontein Celtic technical team Sipho Chaine (goalkeeper), Matshego Nyapoli (right back), Keabetswe Mabe (left back) and Kobedi Kobedi (midfielder) have all been promoted to the first team, signing five year deals. The young lads have been part of the preseason and subsequently impressed with their maturity and the ability to compete at the higher level. In addition Siwelele has also signed 2014 Nedbank Keyona dream team striker Sydney Masana, who was in the books of Mthatha Bucks,” read a statement issued by the club on their official website.

The five new signings join Cheslyn Jampies, Mpho Maruping, Deon Hotto, Khethokwakhe Masuku, Tlou Molekwane, Atusaye Nyondo and Sibusiso Mxoyana as the new additions to Serame Letsoaka’s side.

Siwelele will start their 2016/17 campaign with a clash against Maritzburg United at Dr Molemela Stadium on August 24.

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