Majoro signs for Pirates

The Lehlohonolo Majoro saga has finally been put to bed, with the Kaizer Chiefs striker signing a pre-contract with rivals Orlando Pirates.

His move from Amakhosi has dominated headlines after he agreed personal terms with SuperSport United only to pull out in the last minute.

In frustration, Matsatsantsa sent out a statement that revealed that Majoro, right, had signed a pre-contract with the Buccaneers which is why he couldn’t join them. Pirates were livid with United’s statement, as any truth on the matter would have meant they broke the rules by agreeing on the deal before six months remained in Majoro’s contract, which was the only time he would have been open to negotiate with clubs.

The Pretoria outfit apologised for the statement. But on Thursday it became evident that there was an element of truth in it with Majoro signing for the Buccaneers. Chiefs coach Stuart Baxter is happy that the issue has been finalised.

“I am sure people will try and make Majoro’s move from Naturena into something it’s not,” Baxter said at the Nedbank Cup draw.

“Majoro is one of those players who wasn’t satisfied with the amount of game time he was getting. That happens to many players and Majoro made it clear to me that he was happy with the team, he was happy with the technical stuff but he wanted more time on the pitch.

“Majoro has been looking for a new address since then. It became turbulent, him dancing around like a ping-pong ball with clubs everywhere. It has come to fruition for him.”

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