Cape Town - The agent of new
Maritzburg United defender Bokang Tlhone confirmed his client has signed a
permanent deal involving Denis Weidlich moving to Wits.
Tlhone arrived in
Braamfontein in the off-season on a free transfer upon the expiry of his
contract with Free State Stars.
However, with the
consistent form of Bafana Bafana left-back Sifiso Hlanti at the Clever Boys,
the 26-year-old requested a loan move to gain some regular first-team football.
The move to the Team
of Choice until the end of the season was agreed but after the Premiership
Champions made their move for German defender Weidlich - the two clubs settled
on an immediate swap deal.
have snatched Tlhone on a swap deal involving Denis Weidlich," Lwazi
Mazibuko, the agent of Tlhone told IOL Sport.
reluctant to release Thlone whom they valued and felt he was very much part of
their plans going forward.
was only willing to release the player on a 6 months loan but later on,
Maritzburg United presented the reverse offer which saw Denis moving to
Sturrock Park and Thlone to the team of Choice on a permanent basis."