TS Galaxy's Cup hero, Lepasa, set to return to Orlando Pirates

TS Galaxy's Cup hero, Lepasa, set to return to Orlando Pirates

- Zakhele Lepasa is set for a return to his parent club, Orlando Pirates

- Lepasa became an overnight sensation following his winner against Kaizer Chiefs to secure the Nedbank Cup for TS Galaxy

- Lepasa’s form has been rewarded with a recall to Pirates and a Bafana Bafana call-up

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It’s been a fine few weeks for young striker, Zakhele Lepasa.

Lepasa became an overnight star following his last-minute winner to boost TS Galaxy to victory in the Nedbank Cup final.

The 22-year-old automatically crept into the hearts of Orlando Pirates supporters as his strike denied Kaizer Chiefs the chance of silverware.

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Briefly.co.za previously reported that Lepasa was eagerly waiting on the Buccaneers to make a call on his future for next season.

The Daily Sun reported that Lepasa’s parent club, Pirates, has now recalled the youngster for next season.

The striker has also received a maiden call-up for Bafana Bafana and may even feature in the Cosafa Cup, set to kick off over the weekend.

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It’s been a remarkable few weeks for Lepasa as he was also named the Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament.

Lepasa finished as the top-scorer for the tournament.

Lepasa said, “The past five months have been crazy, but it’s also part of a process that has brought me to this point. I have moved from Johannesburg to the Western Cape and back to Joburg chasing my football dream, and it’s in this short time that I sit here with a national call-up and a winner’s medal from the Nedbank Cup. It’s crazy!”

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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