Cape Town - Orlando
Pirates have confirmed that teenager Siphesihle Sangweni has joined Golden Arrows
for the rest of the season on loan in a bid to afford the midfielder more game
Read: Completed PSL transfer signings
The 17-year-old is
one of the rising stars at the Buccaneers, highlighted by his standout
performances in the current MultiChoice Diski Challenge.
And while he was
unable to help the side avoid a 5-2 quarter-final defeat to the University of
Pretoria in the MDC on Saturday, the playmaker is still tipped for big things
in South Africa.
felt it wise to allow the youngster the opportunity to play week in and week
out, with a move to National First Division side Arrows thought to be the best
Pirates' head of
development Augusto Palacios confirmed the move, saying: "He (Sangweni)
trained with senior team and did well.
“The chairman (Dr
Irvine Khoza) decided to allow him go play more competitive football elsewhere
to allow him to grow as a player."
Sangweni will now
represent Abafana Bes'thende until the end of the season, having penned a
six-month deal with the Durban club.