Absa Premiership

Chippa drop Molangoane appeal

2016-12-10 11:01
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Cape Town - Chippa United chairman Siviwe 'Chippa' Mpengesi has revealed the club have decided not to pursue their case against Joseph Molangoane, paving the way for the midfielder's move to Kaizer Chiefs.

The 28-year-old was initially expected to join Amakhosi on a free transfer and revealing that he had not penned a contract extension with the Chilli Boys.

However, Chippa rejected Molangoane's claims and as such, his move to Chiefs stalled as the court case dragged on.

But, with Molangoane making his Chiefs debut against Chippa United last weekend, Mpengesi has moved to explain the club's stance.

"Molangoane signed a two-year contract with Chippa United towards the end of last season," Mpengesi told the club's official website.

"We were surprised that the player took us to DRC claiming not to have a contract with us.

"However, twice he failed to convince the PSL that the signature on the document was not his. The matter went on, and on the third sitting could not sit on technicality where the player won the case."

He added: "We have now taken a decision as Chippa United not to pursue the matter after hinting on our intention to appeal but allow the player to continue with his career at his chosen Club.

"We have over the years enjoyed a professional relationship with Kaizer Chiefs and based on this we do not feel the three parties (Chippa United, Kaizer Chiefs and Joseph Malongoane) including the League will benefit if we proceed with the matter.

"I would like to take this opportunity to wish Mr Malongoane all the best at Kaizer Chiefs. We thank him for the contribution he has made at Chippa United Football Club."

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