Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Football Writer
1 minute read
2 Feb 2017
11:58 am

Mthatha Bucks confirm new signings

Tshepo Ntsoelengoe

The team has also roped in the experienced coach Ian Palmer and released five players.

New Mthatha Bucks coach Ian Palmer with new signings.

National First Division side Mthatha Bucks have bolstered their squad and announced a new coach ahead of the second leg of the 2016/17 season as well as a new sponsorship deal with African Bank for a year.

The new acquisitions Sibusiso Hlubi (Cape Town All Stars), Sydney Masana (Bloemfomtein Celtic), Madumetja Khwinana (Royal Eagles), Nkululeko Buthelezi (Kaizer Chiefs development) and highly rated young defender Terence Mashego (Tshwane University of Technology).

Meanwhile, the team has released Siphelele Jonasi, Tapelo Sixishe, Moreko Mokone, Ruwan Xundu and Qiniso Mahlobo.

Bucks will be looking to challenge for a playoff spot as they currently sit on seventh spot on the league table, just four points behind second placed Royal Eagles.