PSL Transfer News 2017-18: All the Completed January Deals

Below, you can find a list of transfers completed in the South Africa PSL during the 2017-18 season’s January transfer window. This is the best way to catch up on any PSL transfer news you may have missed.

* This list will be updated periodically and only contains transfer mentions in the media and by clubs on their official websites. Any players returning to their parent clubs after loan spells will also be added here eventually.

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LAST UPDATE: 28 February 2018

Ajax Cape Town:

In –  Muzi Thabotha (Highlands Park), Fagrie Lakay (Supersport United – loan), Tendai Ndoro (Al-Faisaly), Gerald Takwara (FC Platinum), Samuel Julies (Chippa United), Yannick Zakri (Mamelodi Sundowns – loan), Siyanda Zwane (Mamelodi Sundowns – loan), Siboniso Gaxa (free agent)

Out – Ejike Uzoenyi (released), Bantu Mzwakali (Chippa United), Neo Makua (Cape Town All Stars – loan), Innocent Nemukondeni (Bloemfontein Celtic), Erwin Isaacs (released)


In – Sibusiso Mabiliso (Platinum Stars), Camaldine Abraw (free agent)

Out – Nkanyiso Zungu (Jomo Cosmos – loan), Tebogo Moerane (released), Vukile Mngqibisa (released), Sibusiso Magaqa (Uthongathi FC – loan), Skhumbuzo Mazibuko (Real Kings – loan)

Baroka FC:

In – Khutso Mohwatseleng (Baberwa FC), Lebohang Mabotja (Black Leopards)

Out – Siphelele Ntshangase (Kaizer Chiefs), Olaleng Shaku (released), Oscarine Masuluke (released)

Bidvest Wits:

In – Sifiso Myeni (Supersport United – loan return), Lehlohonolo Majoro (Cape Town City), Edwin Gyimah (Helsingborg), Denis Weidlich (Maritzburg United), Keegan Ritchie (Supersport United), Thobani Mncwango (Polokwane City), Abednego Mosiatlhaga (Stellenbosch – loan return), Cole Alexander (Supersport United)

Out – Slavko Damjanovic (released), Steven Pienaar (released), Bokang Thlone (Maritzburg United), Gerald Phiri (Platinum Stars – loan), Xola Mlambo (Orlando Pirates), Sibongakonke Mbatha (Atletico de Kolkata – loan)

Bloemfontein Celtic:

In – Menzi Masuku (Chippa United), Neo Maema (Bloemfontein Celtic Development), Lorenzo Gordinho (Kaizer Chiefs – loan), Kabelo Dambe (Township Rollers), Innocent Nemukondeni (Ajax Cape Town)

Out – Kabelo Mahlasela (Kaizer Chiefs), Khethokwakhe Masuku (released)

Cape Town City:

In – Kwanda Mngonyama (Mamelodi Sundowns), Masoud Juma (Kariobangi Sharks), Surprise Ralani (Helsingborgs IF), Allan Kateregga (AFC Leopards), Matthew Rusike (Club Africain)

Out – Lehlohonolo Majoro (Bidvest Wits), Aubrey Ngoma (Mamelodi Sundowns), Letsie Koapeng (Platinum Stars), Tatenda Mukuruva (Buildcon FC), Jeitoso (released), Victor Obinna (released)

Chippa United:

In – Thabo Rakhale (Orlando Pirates), Mxolisi Macuphu (Jomo Cosmos), Nkosinathi Mthiyane (Orlando Pirates), Linda Mntambo (Jomo Cosmos), Maselaelo Seanego (free agent), Bantu Mzwakali (Ajax Cape Town), Fares Hachi (Mamelodi Sundowns – loan), Frederic Nsabiyumva (Jomo Cosmos), Xolani Maholo (Chippa United Development), Edward Manqele (Free State Stars), Luis Misquissone (free agent)

Out – Moeketsi Sekola (Highlands Park – loan return), Menzi Masuku (Bloemfontein Celtic), Tshwarelo Bereng (released), Diamond Thopola (Orlando Pirates), Phetso Maphanga (Orlando Pirates), Sandile Zuke (Golden Arrows), Samuel Julies (Ajax Cape Town), Zama Dlamini (Highlands Park – loan)

Free State Stars:

In – Harris Tchilimbou (free agent), Hilaire Momi (Raja Casablanca), Thela Ngobeni (Mamelodi Sundowns – loan), Maxime Cosse (Patro Eisden Maasmechelen)

Out – Danny Venter (Golden Arrows), Mumuni Abubakar (Richards Bay – loan), Sello Japhta (Umthatha Bucks – loan), Allen Nono (released), Edward Manqele (Chippa United)

Golden Arrows:

In – Danny Venter (Free State Stars), Sandile Zuke (Chippa United)

Out –

Kaizer Chiefs:

In – Siphosakhe Ntiya-Ntiya (Kaizer Chiefs Development), Leonardo Castro (Mamelodi Sundowns), Kabelo Mahlasela (Bloemfontein Celtic), Siphelele Ntshangase (Baroka FC)

Out – Lorenzo Gordinho (Bloemfontein Celtic – loan),  Michelle Katsvairo (released), William Twala (Maritzburg United – loan), Luthando Sixhaso (released)

Mamelodi Sundowns:

In – Aubrey Ngoma (Cape Town City), Jeremy Brockie (Supersport United), Siyabonga Zulu (Platinum Stars), Gaston Sirino (Bolivar), Katlego Otladisa (Platinum Stars)

Out – Kwanda Mngonyama (Cape Town City), Katlego Otladisa (Platinum Stars – loan), Yannick Zakri (Ajax Cape Town – loan), Fares Hachi (Chippa United – loan), Thela Ngobeni (Free State Stars – loan), Mogakolodi Ngele (Supersport United – loan), Siyanda Zwane (Ajax Cape Town – loan)

Maritzburg United:

In – Bokang Thlone (Bidvest Wits), William Twala (Kaizer Chiefs – loan)

Out – Denis Weidlich (Bidvest Wits), Devon Saal (Stellenbosch FC – loan), Evans Rusike (Supersport United)

Orlando Pirates:

In – Diamond Thopola (Chippa United), Phetso Maphanga (Chippa United), Xola Mlambo (Bidvest Wits), Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco FC)

Out – Thabo Rakhale (Chippa United), Nkosinathi Mthiyane (Chippa United), Ayanda Gcaba (Platinum Stars – loan), Siphelele Zikalala (Real Kings), Riyaad Norodien (Platinum Stars – loan)

Platinum Stars:

In – Manti Mekoa (Richards Bay FC), Letsie Koapeng (Cape Town City), Zama Rambuwane (Supersport United – loan), Katlego Otladisa (Mamelodi Sundowns – loan), Gerald Phiri (Bidvest Wits – loan), Ayanda Gcaba (Orlando Pirates – loan), Wangu Gome (free agent), Riyaad Norodien (Orlando Pirates – loan), Keorapetse Molete (free agent), Nyiko Tshabangu (free agent)

Out – Sibusiso Mabiliso (Amazulu), Siyabonga Zulu (Mamelodi Sundowns), Katlego Otladisa (Mamelodi Sundowns), Gift Links (Al Assiouty), Benson Shilongo (Al Assiouty), Sibongakonke Mbatha (Bidvest Wits – loan return)

Polokwane City:

In – Dominic Chungwa (CAPS United), Sibusiso Sikhosana (Witbank Spurs), Muhammad Sulumba (Big Bullets FC), Mondli Miya (Real Kings)

Out – Thobani Mncwango (Bidvest Wits), Thabang Klaas (released), Elliot Seema (Tshwane University of Technology)

Supersport United:

In – Jamie Webber (Stellenbosch FC), Luke Le Roux (Stellenbosch FC – loan return), Dylan Stoffels (free agent), Mogakolodi Ngele (Mamelodi Sundowns – loan), Evans Rusike (Maritzburg United)

Out – Sifiso Myeni (Bidvest Wits – loan return), Dove Wome (released), Fagrie Lakay (Ajax Cape Town – loan), Cole Alexander (Bidvest Wits), Zama Rambuwane (Platinum Stars – loan), Keegan Ritchie (Bidvest Wits), Jeremy Brockie (Mamelodi Sundowns), Prince Dube (Black Leopards – loan)

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2 Responses to PSL Transfer News 2017-18: All the Completed January Deals

  1. David January 8, 2018 at 10:17 AM #

    Robyn Johannes to Wits…and Wome not released

    • Grant James January 9, 2018 at 4:28 PM #

      Johannes is a transfer for the end of the season, not January. Hence Mncwango is not mentioned either. Wome has been released according to plenty of sources, and is now being reported in more circles.