Goal South Africa lists all the signings made by PSL clubs during the transfer windowGoal South Africa provides readers with a summary of all the PSL transfers, beginning with Kaizer Chiefs, who only made two signings, and ending with Mpumalanga Black Aces who invited 21 new players into the club.
The list includes new signings and players who were brought back from loan spells into their respective clubs.
AmaKhosi surprised many by only adding two new players to their squad. The defending champions brought in Knowledge Musona and Simphiwe Mtsweni, while Jimmy Tau, Arthur Bartman, Abia Nale, Sthembiso Ngcobo, Lincoln Zvasiya all exited the club.
Zeca Marques brought in six new players into the Dube Birds' squad, adding the likes of Tshwarelo Bereng, Asavela Mbekile, Igor Bondzulic, Levi Mokgothu, Nkosinathi Ogle and Edward Manqele.
The coach lost the services of a number of players, including stalwart Katlego Mashego, Aubrey Mathibe, Joseph Makhanya, David Mathebula, Bennett Chenene, Sibusiso Kumalo, Oscar Machapa, Cheick Cisse, Bongane Twala and Mpho Maleka.PLATINUM STARS
Dikwena had to replace a few star players who left the club and decided to buy the likes of Takesure Chinyama, Sibusiso Hadebe, Vincent Khumalo, Mahlatse Makudubela, Mduduzi Nyanda and Issa Sarr. Vital players Encocent Mkhabela and Thuso Phala left the club for SuperSport United, while Lantshene Phalane, Obert Moyo and Joshua Sauls also moved from Dikwena.
Maritzburg United sold their start striker Cuthbert Malajiila and brought in Thokozani Sekotlong, Nhlanhla Vilakazi, Ashley Hartog, Yakubu Mohammed, Thamsanqa Mkhize, Robyn Johannes and Tawfeeq Salie. Other players to leave the club include Mthokozisi Yende, Francis Chansa and Frank Sarfo Gyamfi.
Cavin Johnson brought in a few players from his previous club Platinum Stars and also added some more firepower to his squad.
SuperSport signed David Mathebula, Kurt Lentjies, Thuso Phala, Enocent Mkhabela, Mame Niang, Bennett Chenene, Morne Nel and Sibusiso Khumalo while Atusaye Nyondo, Kermit Erasmus, Franklin Cale, Ashley Hartog, Grant Kekana, Nathan Paulse, Lucas Thwala, Danleigh Borman, Mark Haskins, Daylon Appolis, Moffat Mdluli all left the club.
FREE STATE STARS
Ela la Kotla added Lucky Mokoena, Mongezi Bobe, Mthokozisi Yende, Daniel Agyei, Abdul Basit Adam, Bokang Thlone, Kefiwe Owen Sijoko, Camaldine Abraw and Themba Shabalala to their squad, while star goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene, Fikru Tefera, Moeketsi Mvula, Dove Wome, Noah Chivuta, Jessie Jackson and Tsietsi Mkhwanazi left the club.POLOKWANE CITY
In an attempt to stay in the PSL for longer than one season, Polokwane City brought in Galabgwe Moyana, Kekaetswe Moloi, Ntesang Semanyana, Vusi Mthimkhulu, Thabo Rakhale, Itumeleng Motsiane, Already Mkhwanazi, Kabelo Lichaba and Moffat Mdluli.
The newly promoted club let go of Mxolisi Machupu, who was signed and released from the club after a single game.BLOEMFONTEIN CELTIC
Siwelele were also busy in the transfer market bringing in Musa Nyatama, Wandisile Letlabika, Trevor Lamola, Keegan Buchanan, Banele Ndlovu, Letsie Koapeng, Thato Haraba, Jabulani Ncubeni and Hellings.
The club decided to sell Mduduzi Nyanda, Dominic Isaacs, Brent Lawler, Lennox Bacela, Siyabonga Nontshinga, Kurt Lentjies, Jacky Motshegwa and Letladi Madubanya.UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA
Steve Barker had to try find a replacement for SuperSport bound Mame Niang and brought in Fikru Tefera, Lucky Mathosi, Obadiah Tarumbwa, Nimrod Tsengwa, Grant Kekana, Siphelele Luthuli, Lantshene Phalane, Atusaye Nyondo, Geoffrey Massa and Scottish defender Alan Robertson.
The players to leave AmaTuks included Bongani Zungu, Aubrey Ngoma, David Radebe, Dumisani Ngwenya, Sepeke Manamela, Thokozani Sekotlong, Vincent Kobola.BIDVEST WITS
Gavin Hunt made his mark on the Clever Boys squad, adding 11 new players to the team which finished 4th last season. This included Matthew Booth, Musa Bilankulu, Moeneeb Josephs, Getaneh Kebede, Benjani Mwaruwari, Siyabonga Nhlapho, Ayanda Lubelo, Onismor Bhasera, Koffi Dan Kawa, Kwanda Mngonyama and Denis Onyango.
Hunt decided to let go Letsie Koapeng, Mzikayise Mashaba, Ofentse Nato, Ryan Harrison, Aaron Mokoena, James Mayinga and Bryce Moon, while Stanton Fredericks retired.ORLANDO PIRATES
Roger de Sa decided to add more talent to his current squad in order to boost the club's Caf Champions League campaign and help the team recover from its goal-scoring drought. De Sa brought in Fatau Dauda, Joseph Malongoane, Beranger Itoua, Kermit Erasmus, Lennox Bacela, Jacky Motshegwa, Thamsanqa Gabuza, Aubrey Ngoma, William Twala, Nhlakanipho Ntuli and Tshepo Liphoko.
Players to leave the Buccaneers included Rudolf Bester, Takesure Chinyama, Mark Mayambela, Moeneeb Josephs, Robyn Johannes, Benni McCarthy and Onyekachi Okonkwo.AJAX CAPE TOWN
The Urban Warriors, striving to perform better in the new season, brought in a number of players including Franklin Cale, Nathan Paulse, Dominic Isaacs, Eleazar Rodgers, Stelio Marcelino Ernesto, Anssi Jaakola, Ritus Krjauklis, Nathan Gertse, Matthew Rowell, Brandon Petersen, Bantu Mzwakali and Tasreeq Morris.
However, Muhsin Ertugral lost some key stars with Khama Billiat, Matthew Booth, George Akpabio, Mabhuti Khenyeza, Sici Shelembe, Brandon-Lee Adams, Tafadzwa Rusike, Nhlanhla Vilakazi, Wanderson and Alcardo van Graan leaving the club. Sander Westerveld retired and is now the club's goalkeeper coach.GOLDEN ARROWS
Arrows added Kgotso Polelo, Welcome Qalanto, Peter Wadabwa, Dumisani Zwane, Nkanyiso Cele, Nzuzo Luthuli, Siphelele Hleleni, Sakhile Kubheka, Lindokuhle Holideyi, Asiphi Nkonzo, Nkanyiso Mngwengwe, Emmanuel Dunge, Vuyisile Ntombayithethi to their ranks.
Star striker Thamsanqa Gabuza moved to Orlando Pirates, while Sibusiso Hadebe, Mxolisi Macuphu, Clifford Ngobeni, Thamsanqa Mkhize, Musa Bilankulu, Ritus Krjauklis, Pavels Steinbors, Tshepo Liphoko and Nkosinathi Ogle all left the club.AMAZULU
Craig Rosslee brought in a wealth of talent into AmaZulu's squad including Sthembiso Ngcobo, Bongi Macala, Mohammed-Awal Issah, Letladi Madubanya, Msekeli Mvalo, Lunga Zondi, Christopher Manoka, Sifiso Hlanti, Bret Amidu, Nkosinathi Mthiyane, Sydney Urikhob, Larry Horaeb, Pineas Jacob and Mfundo Nsele.
The coach also sold and axed many players including Mbongeni Mzimela, Nkanyiso Cele, Dumisani Zwane, Bongani Mbhele, Stanley Kgatla, Joseph Malongoane, Kagiso Senamela, Ramson Zhuwawo, Tsweu Mokoro, Sifiso Vilakazi, Makhosonke Bhengu, Nyiko Tshabangu, Luyanda Hlongwa and Phumlani Mhamha.MAMELODI SUNDOWNS
The billionaire's club lived up to their billing, enhancing their squad with many talented players. Sundowns brought in Emmanuel Mathias, Kennedy Mweene, Cuthbert Malajila, Bryce Moon, Bongani Zungu, Dove Wome, Raymond Monama, Tiyani Mabunda, Rodney Ramagalela, Sibusiso Kumalo, Glenn Verbauwhede, Katlego Mashego, Mzikayise Mashaba, Rashid Sumaila, Khama Billiat and Zambian starlet Mukuka Mulenga.
The club also let go of many players, including Emmanuel Baffour, Mumuni Abubakar, Eleazar Rodgers, Nyasha Mushekwi, Doctor Mampuru, Abel Mabaso, Kwando Mngomnyama, Edward Manqele, Denis Onyango, Method Mwanjale, Themba Zwane, Musa Nyatama, Buhle Mkhwanazi, Sibusiso Khumalo, Calvin Marlin and Siyabonga Ngubane.MPUMALANGA BLACK ACES
Clive Barker performed a major overhaul of AmaZayoni's squad, bringing in Ofentse Nato, Onyekachi Okonkwo, Mazwi Mncube, Aleni Lebyane, Stanley Kgatla, Vincent Kobola, Mkhanyiseli Siwahla, Junior Sekete, Tshidiso Tukane, Calvin Marlin, Method Mwanjale, Tumelo Mopedi, Eduardo Ferreira, Abia Nale, Paolo Loureiro, Mabhuti Khenyeza, Abel Mabaso, Clifford Ngobeni, Tendai Ndoro, Mark Mayambela and Themba Zwane.
Barker only lost the services of two players which were Asanda Mvalo and Diyo Sibisi.