Orlando Pirates Football Club star attacker Monnapuleng Saleng back in training after missing the first few weeks of pre-season.
Ahead of what is expected to be a difficult, long, and hard season for Orlando Pirates, the players are in pre-season camp in Rustenburg.
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The Buccaneers are set to play in five competitions next season after finishing second in the Dstv Premiership behind champions.
One of the players that is responsible for Pirates’ recent success is Monnapuleng Saleng.
The former now-defunct Free State Stars led the club to a cup double consisting of the Nedbank Cup and MTN8.
Contributing 15 goals and 11 assits in 30 games to see himself among the top performers in the country for the season 2022/2023.
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However, the 25-year-old missed the club’s first two weeks of pre-season after ending the season later than most of his teammates due to national team commitments.
MONNAPULENG SALENG BACK FOR PRE-SEASON!
Saleng was given an extra two weeks off after spending his first few weeks of holidays with the national team.
For AFCON qualifier match against Morocco at FNB Stadium.
Alongside his teammates, Zakhele Lepasa and captain Innocent Maela, they spent the last two weeks at home enjoying their holidays.
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Pirates is left with a couple of days before heading to Spain for their third part of pre-season.
Saleng, Lepasa, and Maela return to training to join their teammates ahead of a trip to Europe.
The trio is expected to be part of the group that will travel to Spain this Sunday, the 9th of July 2023.
They will spend a couple of weeks in Marbella, Vigo, in Spain.
Before traveling back to the country to complete their last part of their pre-season.