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Club boss happy to sign the former Pirates star!

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In what was viewed as an unexpected move by many, Pirates as of late headed out in different directions with the exceptionally rated midfielder.

The Sebokeng-conceived midfielder impacted the world forever in 2018 when he appeared for The Buccaneers simply at the age of 16 years and 11 months however was sent to the club's feeder group Pele FC in the ABC Motsepe League a year ago. 

Augustine Mahlonoko was once voted into the best 60 youthful talents in world football and was intended to go to preliminaries at Atletico Madrid this year prior to the Covid hit. 

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Baroka FC have gobbled up 18-year-old previous Orlando Pirates wonder Mahlonoko on a three-year deal. Bakgaga executive Khurishi Mphahlele sounded energized when he broke the news. 

"Do you know this boy Mahlonoko? He was playing for Pirates. Ya, we've signed that young boy," Mphahlele confirms.

The Baroka boss said they signed Mahlonoko for two seasons with one-year alternative. He said the youngster was a jewel.

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Mphahlele said he was optimistic optimistic of the youngsters contribution in the new season having seen his incredible displays in the multichoice diski challenge and due to his handful displays in the senior team should help the team.

Mphahlele said the player was around 16 years when he was elevated to the senior group, as such he's smart and the club love him.

Mahlonoko said at some point that he wanted to emulate the legendary Pirates midfielder Steve Chippa Lekolea and his ability has been well documented. He will be looking to reach his true potential.

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