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Official: Jali Joins Soweto Giants

Former Mamelodi Sundowns midfielder Andile Jali has completed a sensational move to Swallows FC ahead of the 2023/24 DStv Premiership season.

Jali, 33, has been a free agent since mutually parting ways with Sundowns where he was frozen out the squad after the January transfer window.

Orlando Pirates, AmaZulu, Royal AM were among the clubs said to be keen on his services, while his agent Mike Makaab confirmed there were a couple of enquiries in Asia.

However, it became apparent that Swallows would make a move shortly after the appointment of Steve Komphela as head coach, with the duo sharing a close relationship.

“I’m very happy to announce that Andile Jali will be joining Moroka Swallows,” chairman David Mogashoa stated on Gagasi FM.

“I’m very happy to announce that Andile Jali is the first player Moroka Swallows has signed.”

Before joining Swallows, Jali won eight trophies, including five consecutive league titles in his five seasons with the Tshwane-based giants.

Lorenz Kohler
Lorenz Kohler
Lorenz Köhler is an award-winning South African football journalist. Having cut his teeth in the industry working at Kick-Off Magazine, he is now iDiski Times' senior digital content writer. He specialises in breaking top African football stories and transfers with a major focus on the 'big-three' Mamelodi Sundowns, Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates and CAF inter-club and international competitions. In 2021 he was listed amongst the top-five journalists under 30 in Print Media for the AIPS Awards.
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