There will be hits and misses from the transfer market. FARPost looks at the best signings in the Premier Soccer League.
Nurkovic has made an immediate impact and has become a fan favourite at Amakhosi. The 28-year-old arrived from Slovakian side KFC Kormano having scored a whopping 23 goals in 28 league matches. He showed the same qualities for Amakhosi scoring 15 goals in all competitions.
Nurkovic scooped the PSL Goal of the Month for December 2019.
Mhango has been playing in the Premier Division since 2013, but his move from Bidvest Wits to Orlando Pirates at the beginning of the season has revived his career.
The 27-year-old ended the season as the joint top goal scorer (16), alongside Peter Shalulile of Highlands Park.
He was also voted the Absa Premiership Player of the Month for January and netted a hat-trick in the same month.
Claasen moved to the Team of Choice at the beginning of the season after an unsuccessful stint at Bidvest Wits. He immediately commanded a regular place and played in all the 30 league matches and the six domestic cup matches.
The 30-year-old consistent performances were eventually rewarded with a February Player of the Month accolade.
He also scored five goals this season. The last time Claasen scored more than 5 goals in a season was back in 2011-12 while playing for Belgium outfit Lierse SK.
The well-travelled defender provided some stability at the rookies’ defence following his move from Bidvest Wits.
The 34-year-old was recently rewarded with the Players’ Player of the Season as well as the Footballer of the Season awards at the end of the season ceremony for Stellies.
The 23-year-old started the season like a house on fire following his move from Bloemfontein Celtic.
His form dropped at the later stage of the season and was subsequently dropped to the bench. With 7 goals in the 22 league matches, Mabasa made an impact at the Buccaneers.
It has not been such a bad return for both SuperSport United and Gabuza since his move from Orlando Pirates at the beginning of the season.
Seven goals in the 35 matches in all competitions and the MTN 8 triumph was a great feat for the 33-year-old.
The Nigerian scored 5 of the 18 Chippa United league goals since his arrival from Eastern Cape ABC Motsepe League side Sibanye.
The 23-year-old scored 5 goals in his 22 matches and was the club’s top goal soccer in his first season in the Premier Division.
Trouble seem to follow the Ghanaian wherever he goes, but it goes without saying that he was the best signing for Black Leopards this season.
His experience proved vital for Lidoda Duvha but his stay has been tarnished with the controversy of storming out of the club bio-bubble base after their loss to Mamelodi Sundowns on Saturday.
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The Cameroonian striker was only signed towards the end of 2019 but has shown signs of a quality player.
The 27-year-old was signed from Portuguese side Amora FC. He scored four goals in 18 games in all competitions.
The less known Lesotho international will be most remembered for his brace against Kaizer Chiefs last month.
But the 25-year-old who was signed from Lesotho club Matlama FC, is Celtic’s second top goal scorer with 7 goals, behind captain Ndumiso Mabena who has 9.
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By Ofhani Munyai