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Sekhukhune promise ex-Chiefs youngster top-flight football

Sekhukhune United FC have promised a Kaizer Chiefs academy product top-flight football at the club as he’s been featuring in the DStv Diski Challenge.

Babina Noko have been one of the busiest teams in the market, strengthening their side for the 2023/24 campaign. 

They recently signed Keletso Sifama, who emerged from the development of the Soweto giants Amakhosi.

The 20-year-old shone in the MDC [now DDC] and ended up being promoted to Amakhosi’s senior team during the 2019/20 season.

However, he has been going in and out on loans at various clubs including the now-relegated Maritzburg United, and Pretoria Callies. Moreover, his recent loan stint was with the Mpumalanga-based club Casric Stars FC. 

He joined them in the second half of the season and featured in 10 games across all competitions. FARPost understands Sifama was let go by Kaizer Chiefs permanently before the start of this season.

With him being a free agent, Casric Stars wanted to keep him at the club ahead of the new season. However, Sifama opted for new opportunities elsewhere. 

Following his exit from Chiefs, he signed for the Limpopo outfit Sekhukhune United.

Sekhukhune United promise former Kaizer Chiefs youngster Keletso Sifama top-flight football
Keletso Sifama during the DDC match against Sekhukhune United


Sifama joined Babina Noko with hopes of reviving his top-flight career having spent some time in the second-tier. However, since joining, the winger has been with the reserve side.

According to Sekhukhune’s DDC head coach, PSL legend Paulus Masehe, Sifama will be playing in the reserve league for a period of three months.

This is to help him improve and ready him for the senior team phase afterwards. Sifama has already made two appearances in the DDC for Babina Noko since joining them.

He featured in the Limpopo derby win against Polokwane City, where they won 2-0. Thereafter, he went on to feature in a 1-0 win against the defending champions, Supersport United FC.

Story by Mashale Mpho Mabotja

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