Mbatha surfaces at Arrows


Former AmaZulu FC captain and goalkeeper Siyabonga Mbatha has started his journey with Golden Arrows.

The 32-year-old goalminder left Usuthu after the expiry of his contract in June and has been linked with a move to rivals Arrows.

FARPost has gathered that Mbatha has completed his move to Abafana Bes’thende and is training with his new teammates.

The details of his contract are still unclear though he is working hard to regain his match fitness in preparation for next season.

The shotstopper was absent in the opening days of pre-season at Arrows due to personal reasons. However, he has since reported for training with the rest of the team.

Arrows’ goalkeeping department has been boosted by the arrival of former player Davies Phiri, who will work as goalkeeper coach with the likes of Maximilian Mbaeva, Nkosingiphile Gumede and Sifiso Mlungwana.

This publication has been informed that  Mbatha is working on his fitness, since he has not been playing for such a long time at his former club.

Arrows were back at training after they skipped Tuesday due to political unrest in KwaZulu Natal, which was characterized by looting and damage to property.

By Wonga Sirayi

FARPost’s KZN Reporter