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Chippa United close in on ex-Orlando Pirates and AmaZulu attacker

Chippa United are reportedly closing in on a former Orlando Pirates and AmaZulu attacker who’s believed to be back in the country.

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According to a report by iDiski Times, Augustine Mulenga is set to make a sensational return to the the PSL next season.

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Mulenga left AmaZulu with a broken heart after they terminated his contract while he was still recovering from a long-term injury.

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However, it appears Chippa United are willing to give him a lifeline with a one-year deal reported to be on the cards.

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Mulenga first arrived in South Africa in 2018 to sign for Pirates, but he was later released to AmaZulu where he spent a season.

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Over the last four years, Mulenga featured in 106 games for both Pirates and AmaZulu and scored 16 goals with 26 assists to his name.

Orlando Pirates Mulenga Shonga
Augustine Mulenga and Justin Shonga celebrating a goal during the PSL match between Orlando Pirates and Bloemfontein Celtic at Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa. (Photo by Gallo Images)

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“Chippa were tracking his progress and had subsequently offered him a return to South African football, with iDiski Times sources confirming he’s arrived in the country.

“The Chilli Boys tabled a one-year contract with an option to extend, sources within the club confirmed, as head coach Morgan Mammila cites him as a key signing to bolster their attacking options.”

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