Sphesihle Maduna, the playmaker of AmaZulu FC, finds himself training with the reserves after being deemed surplus to requirements by the club’s manager, Pablo Franco Martin.
The 23-year-old midfielder, a current outcast at AmaZulu, appears determined to force through a move to Kaizer Chiefs once the transfer window opens at the turn of 2024.
A Rejected Contract Offer
Maduna’s situation at AmaZulu took an unexpected twist when he turned down a contract offer from the club.
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According to sources close to the player, his rejection of the deal stemmed from his aspirations to join the prestigious Chiefs.
Dreaming of the Glamour Club
Maduna’s dream of donning the Chiefs jersey seems to be a driving force behind his decision.
The player’s initial contract with Usuthu is set to expire in June of the following year, making him eligible to sign a pre-contract with any team in January.
The Banishment from the First Team
He is not alone in his predicament at AmaZulu.
Head coach Pablo Franco Martin has made a significant decision by banishing not only Maduna but also Mswati Mavuso and Mxolisi Kunene from the first team.
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This move has left many fans and observers puzzled, as the trio possesses significant talent and potential.