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Pirates Star won't be at the club this season!

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Orlando Pirates have moved enforce their squad in anticipation of the new season. They have made several signings most notably, the Bidvest Wits trio. This means competition for places in the team is set to be tougher and big decisions are on the table concerning some of their current players. However, it is now clear that one of their most promising players will not form part of the club in the upcoming season.

The Pirates man was one of the most sought after after his impressive displays, however Bloemfontein Celtics won the race to have him in the Free State until June 2021 

Justice Chabalala won't be returning to Orlando Pirates for the 2020-21 PSL season and will continue his impressive stint at Bloemfontein in the wake of agreeing to stay Bloemfontein Celtic. 

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Ratshibvumo Mulovhedzi who represents the player, confirmed that Pirates have extended the loan deal for the talented defender for the upcoming season.

Chabalala spent the second half of the season at the Bloemfontein outfit on loan as he found it hard to crack into the Pirates starting line-up when both Milutin Sredojevic and Rhulani Mokwena were at helm. 

The signing of the Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatswayo is seen as the reason for Pirates' decision to loan out Chabalala. "Tyson" joined Pirates on a four year deal and many have already tipped him for the Bucs armband, for that reason it would be unlikely for Chabalala to crack into the starting line-up despite playing very well in green and white kit of Punya Sele Sele.

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Upon his appearance in Bloemfontein this year, Chabalala immediately solidified his place in the Celtic firing line-up, missing only two of the group's 11 matches this year. 

Chabalala highlighted conspicuously in the Nedbank Cup as Siwelele made it to the last where they lost to Mamelodi Sundowns . 

Generally, the 28-year-old played in all competitions for Phunya Sele sele

The maintenance of the Giyani-conceived defender will unquestionably be an invite alleviation to the Celtic allies, particularly subsequent to attempting to supplant Alfred Ndengane who left the club for the Buccaneers two seasons prior. 

At Pirates, Chabalala was utilized sparingly despite the fact that he frequently dazzled at whatever point he was on the pitch. 

Actually, Bucs fans anticipated that Chabalala should order a customary spot in their adored group subsequent to watching him in real life in the Carling Black Label Cup a year ago. 

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Nonetheless, the specialized group had different thoughts, playing him only once in the group's 3-0 misfortune to SuperSport United on August 14. 

Presently, it stays muddled if Chabalala actually has a future at Pirates after these most recent turns of events, particularly on the grounds that his agreement is reaching a conclusion in June 2021. 

The player recently uncovered that he might want to resign at Mayfair however that fantasy has all the earmarks of being waiting for the present.

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