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Phakaaathi Reporter
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29 Jan 2019
10:51 am

SuperSport conclude swap deal with Wits

Phakaaathi Reporter

SuperSport United have confirmed that the club has concluded a swap deal which saw striker Fagrie Lakay move to Bidvest Wits in exchange for forward Mxolisi Macuphu.

Mxolisi Macuphu (Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix)

Lakay’s deal with United was set to expire at the end of the season and he had signed a pre-contract with the Clever Boys, but will now move to Wits during the current transfer period, with Macuphu joining Matsatsantsa on a loan deal until the end of the season.

SuperSport confirmed the deal through a statement on Tuesday.

The SuperSport statement:

SuperSport United and Bidvest Wits have made an agreement for the early release of SuperSport United striker Fagrie Lakay.

Having signed a pre-contract, Lakay now joins the Clever boys with immediate effect.

The 21-year old leaves Matsatsantsa with three trophies under his belt and a CAF Confederations Cup runners-up medal in his three-and-a-half-year spell at the club.

Moving in the other direction is Mxolisi Macuphu who will be on loan to SuperSport United until the end of the season.

The 29-year old was recently called up to the national team for the crucial AFCON qualifier clash against Libiya after a very impressive start of the 2018/19 season and will look to recapture that form during his stay at Matsatsantsa.

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