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Official: Stellenbosch Confirm Mthethwa Departure

Stellenbosch FC have announced that Sibongiseni Mthethwa will join Kaizer Chiefs after Amakhosi activated his buyout clause.

As earlier reported by iDiski Times, Mthethwa will join the Glamour Boys before the end of the transfer window and has already arrived in Johannesburg.

He is expected to pen a three-year deal at Naturena and Stellenbosch now confirmed his move – while his new employer are playing against SuperSport United.

“Stellenbosch Football Club can confirm that Sibongiseni Mthethwa will join Kaizer Chiefs Football Club on a permanent transfer after a buy-out clause in his contract was activated,” the club stated.”

Stellenbosch CEO Rob Benadie confirmed the Winelands-side had no choice but to let go of their vice-captain after Chiefs activate his buyout clause.

“When Mthethwa initially joined the club, a buy-out clause was negotiated into his contract and that has now been activated by Kaizer Chiefs,” he said.

“It’s always sad to part ways with a player and person of Ox’s calibre but we would like to wish him all of the best in this next step of his career.

“He was a consummate professional throughout his time in Stellenbosch and it goes without saying that his influence on the pitch and in the dressing room will be missed.

“Apart from his on-field contributions, he also played an active role in our communities and must be commended for the enthusiastic manner in which he embraced the SFC family and supporters.

“Mthethwa embodied the values of the club, and we would like to thank him for his immense contributions to our cause over the last two years.”

Mthethwa joined Stellenbosch from Black Leopards in January 2022 and departs after having made 56 appearances for the club across all competitions.

David Kappel
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