Wits coach Gavin Hunt was sorry to see striker Simon Murray depart the club but
says his long-term injury made his stay untenable.
28-year-old Scotsman joined the Clever Boys in 2018 and went on to score eight
goals in 28 appearances.
up a season-ending injury at the beginning of the now-postponed campaign and
saw his contract terminated on amicable terms ahead of his return home last
the suspension of all sporting activities as a result of the spread of the
coronavirus played a part in the decision.
though also faced a challenge to retain his place in the Wits squad, due to his
status as a foreign player, with the club since signing Cameroonian striker
Bienvenu Eva Nga from Mozambican side Costa Do Sol.
the SowetanLIVE, Hunt said: "He was injured so it is difficult. He was out for
foreign player, it is always going to be difficult. It is one of those
boss added: "It is always difficult for a player to come to South Africa;
I think they take time to settle. I think this would have been a good season
for him, but it is football. It happens like that. It is unfortunate.
played five minutes; there is nothing we can do, it is unfortunate.
played the whole of the first round with a striker short. It is
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