Kaizer Chiefs Football Club rejects offer from a UEFA Champions League side for star player.
Amakhosi rejected an offer from the UEFA Champions League side for the departing central defender Siyabonga Ngezana before Football Club FCSB came calling.
Moldovan Super Liga giants Footbball Club Sheriff submitted an offer of loaning the player for free with an option to buy for R2.75 million.
Chiefs rejected the deal and sticking to the R8-plus million asking price for the hard tackling defender.
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Striking a blow to play in the UEFA Champions League.
Sheriff is in the UEFA Champions League playoffs, which starts later next month.
However, Ngezana will not miss out on the UEFA competition next season.
His club is part of the teams that will play in the UEFA Europa Conference Cup next season.
Meanwhile, Chiefs will welcome new central defenders at the club next season.
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The duo of Thatayaone Ditlhokwe and Given Msimango from Supersport United and TS Galaxy, respectively, will join Chiefs ahead of next.
While Austin Dube and Njabulo Ngcobo are likely to follow Eric Mathoho and Ngezana out of the club.