Highly Rated Ghana Forward Kwame Peprah Set to Join Maritzburg United

Highly Rated Ghana Forward Kwame Peprah Set to Join Maritzburg United

  • Kwame Peprah is close to sealing a move to Maritzburg United
  • The Ghanaian forward has struggled with game time at Orlando Pirates this season
  • Peprah is expected to join Maritzburg on loan till the end of the season

Ghanaian forward Kwame Peprah is set to join South African Premier League side Maritzburg United in the January transfer window.

The former King Faisal forward is out-of-favour at Orlando Pirates as he struggles to make the first team since the arrival of Erasmus Kermit and Bienvenu Eva Nga.

Kwame Peprah, Ghana, Orlando Pirates, Maritzbrg United
Ghana forward Kwame Peprah is set to join Maritzburg United from Orlando Pirates. Credit: @orlandopirates
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According to Kick Off, Orlando Pirates have agreed a loan deal with Maritzburg for the transfer of the 22-year-old.

Peprah, who had a good first season with the Bucs, will now reunite with former coach Fadlu Davids at Maritzburg.

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The Ghanaian forward scored nine goals in 38 matches for Orlando Pirates last season, including featuring in the CAF Confederation Cup final against RS Berkane.

However, competition has made it hard for the young forward get regular play time. This season, Peprah has made only eight appearances for the club.

Peprah has also been attracting interest abroad, with clubs from Greece reportedly interested in his services.

He joined Orlando Pirates in 2022 from Ghana Premier League side Kumasi King Faisal.

Peprah stays at Orlando Pirates

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Kwame Peprah will remain an Orlando Pirates player for the upcoming season.

The Ghanaian striker opted to remain with the Buccaneers, despite receiving interest from other sides both in Africa and in Europe.

Kick Off reported that Libya’s Al Ahli Tripoli have been making the most attempts to sign Peprah, but that Pirates have also received interest for the player from clubs in Egypt, Sweden, Belgium, Greece, and Austria.

Orlando Pirates set price for Peprah

Orlando Pirates could be parting ways with another striker, following the departure of Hellings Frank ‘Gabadinho’ Mhango.’

The Buccaneers have now put a price tag on Ghana’s Kwame Peprah as numerous clubs are rumoured to be interested in the star. Kwame Peprah has enjoyed a successful first season at Orlando Pirates, but the club are listening to offers for the Ghanaian striker's signature.

As reported by The South African, the Sea Robbers have put an R8 million price tag on the player.

Source: SportsBrief.com