Kaizer Chiefs are closing in on Maritzburg United star.

 Kaizer Chiefs are closing in on Maritzburg United star.

Kaizer Chiefs are closing in on Maritzburg United star.


Kaizer Chiefs have Reportedly entered the race for Karim Kamvuidi who is close to joining arch Rivals “Orlando Pirates”.

Maritzburg United Flamboyant Midfielder Karim Kamvuidi has set the PSL alight with his flair on the ball,His skills has people thinking he is a South African considering how he showboats going’ forward,Karim Kamvuidi has been the creative spark for Maritzburg United having created a number of goals.

The 21Years old born in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been a very important figure to the Maritzburg United squad adding much needed quality to a Maritzburg United side that has struggled this season,Karim has managed to carry the team in certain instances of the game.

Karim Kamvuidi has a profile of a number 10, operating just behind the strikers and giving that crucial pass especially line breaking passes and it comes as no surprise that he has managed to assist 4goals this season in a Maritzburg United team that is bottom of the log and facing relegation.

It was reported last week that Soweto Giants Orlando Pirates are closing in on the signing of Maritzburg United attacker Karim Kamvuidi.Orlando Pirates is rumoured to be looking for a certain profile as a number ten after’ alot of players have struggled in that role including Ntsako Makhubela who was sent on loan to KZN side Golden Arrows a provincial team to where Kamvuidi plays his trade.

Orlando Pirates have tried Ndabayithethwa Ndlondlo in the number ten role this season.But he has since faded away with the season as former Bloemfontein Celtics attacking midfielder Kabelo Dlaminu took his lunch.

It has been said that Orlando Pirates us looking at Kamvuidi as an option to bring necessary qualities and much needed competition to the current professionals playing in that position. Fortune Makaringe is rumoured to be on his way out at the end of the season after he joined Orlando Pirates from Maritzburg United in 2019 however he has since failed to rise to the occasion having spenr most of his time at the Club on the sidelines.

It won’t be the first time Orlando Pirates do business with Maritzburg United as both teams have a great working relationship,”Orlando Pirates has signed a number of players from Maritzburg in the past three years” while also sending some of their key players on loan to Maritzburg United.

Orlando Pirates signed a number of profiles from Maritzburg United including current Moroka Swallows Defender Kwanda Mngonyama who failed to live up to expectations.Orlando Pirates have a number of players they signed from Maritzburg United mainly being the likes of “Fortune Makaringe,Siphesihle Ndlovu(Who is on loan to Supersport United),Bandile Shandu and Teboho Tlolane”.

With that being said Orlando Pirates will be confident enough that they have what it takes to complete the signing of Karim Kamvuidi given the history between the two Clubs when it comes to player exchanges,Though so far no reported contract has been signed Orlando Pirates are leading the race.

Arch rivals Kaizer Chiefs are said to be sniffing around for “Karim Kamvuidi” with rumours suggestingKaizer Chiefs have made an inquiry on his availability,though nothing tangible has been reported thus far.

Kaizer Chiefs have a number of players on the number ten role with Nkosingphile Ngcobo,who has suffered a long term injury being the trusted solder to bring creativity when fit. And recently reserve team graduate Mduduzi Shabalala has been showered with an opportunity to impress as a no.10,Mduduzi Shabalala did show signs of hope in an unfamiliar position as he is used to playing as an inverted winger,however the boy has tried his best in the position scoring goals and providing 2assists in the process.

Kaizer Chiefs will be delighted with their recent acquisition of Cape Town City’s Mduduzi Mdantsane, who is also one of their reserve team graduates Mduduzi Mdantsane will be joining Kaizer Chiefs next season and the attacking midfielder,will be hoping to be the creative spark for goals next season.

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