Baroka FC signs former Orlando Pirates gem

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Augustine Mahlonoko, one of the top 60 young talents in world football, also linked with Madrid trials have signed a three (3) year deal with Baroka FC. Orlando Pirates had separatedwith Mahlonoko whom is currently a highly rated youngster in the South African Football.

Mahlonoko was linked with Trials in Madrid just before the COVID-19 Pandemic hit the world in March 2020.

He made history in 2018 when he debuted for Orlando Pirates at a very young age of 16 years but Orlando Pirates then shockingly sent him to Pele Pele FC in the ABC Motsepe League last year.

Baroka FC Chairman confirmed the news about the The Sebokeng-born midfielder calling him a gem'.

"Do you know this boy Mahlonoko? He was playing for Pirates. Ya, we've signed that young boy," - Said Mphahlele who seemed excited.

"It happened about three weeks back. We signed him for two seasons with one-year option. That's a gem, that one is a gem. We will see what he is going to do for us next year. He gave us a lot of problems in the MDC this boy. And I'm sure he played three, four games in the Pirates senior team.

"He was about 16 years when he was promoted to the senior team, so he's very intelligent. We loved him so much." -He added

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