Azola Matrose Immediately Loaned Back to Chippa United After Successfully Completing Move to Orlando Pirates

Azola Matrose Immediately Loaned Back to Chippa United After Successfully Completing Move to Orlando Pirates

  • Azola Matrose was unveiled by Orlando Pirates on Monday as the Buccaneers added four new players to the squad
  • 19-year-old Azola Matrose played just 14 games for Chippa United this past season and scored one goal in that time
  • Orlando Pirates have loaned their new signing, Azola Matrose, back to Chippa United for the 2022/23 season

Azola Matrose will continue his career at Chippa United, despite signing for Orlando Pirates.

The 19-year-old midfielder was unveiled as a new Orlando Pirates player on Monday alongside Bienvenu Eva Nga, Evidence Makgopa and Miguel Timm.

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Azola Matrose has been unveiled as an Orlando Pirates player but will not feature for the club in the coming season. Image: @FarPostZA/ @Football_Stage
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Soccer Laduma reported though, that the youngster will remain with the Chilli Boys for the 2022/23 season. Matrose was spotted training with Chippa United, leading many to question why he hadn’t made the move to the Buccaneers as yet.

“He is a Pirates player, but the plan is for him to remain with Chippa on loan for his growth. Pirates is a big club and with a lot of stars and game time might be difficult for him to get and that could affect his progress,” a source told the publication.

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At only 19, Matrose has played just 14 games for Chippa United during the 2021/22 season. He only started four of those games and came on as a sub for the other 10. Matrose scored one goal and provided one assist during the season, TransferMarkt confirmed.

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According to iDiski Times, Evidence Makopa (Baroka FC), Bienvenu Eva Nga and Azola Matrose (both Chippa United) and Miguel Timm (Marumo Gallants). Amazulu defender Tapelo Xoki is on also on the way, with the deal being finalised before it is confirmed.

Source: SportsBrief.com