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Former Kaizer Chiefs winger Abia Nale resurfaces at Black Leopards

9:04 PM GMT+4 16/10/2018
Abia Nale - 2011
The Sebokeng-born winger is hoping to impress Lidoda Duvha as he wants to ressurect his football career

Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Abia Nale is training with Black Leopards as he aims to find a new club and revive his ailing career.

The 32-year-old winger is without a club after parting ways with Platinum Stars, who later changed their name to Cape Umoya United following their relegation to the National First Division (NFD) at the of the previous campaign.

“He is training with us. Let’s wait and see what happens,” Leopards coach Joel Masutha told the Daily Sun.

Having made his name at Golden Arrows, Nale played for a number of Premier Soccer League (PSL) clubs such as Amakhosi, Maritzburg United, Dikwena, Mpumalanga Black Aces and Ajax Cape Town among others.

However, he is yet to find a club he would call home and he will now hope to impress the Lidoda Duvha mentor and his technical team in a view of securing a contract.

The Thohoyandou-based side did not have a proper pre-season as they were busy with the promotion/relegation play-offs, and Masutha is still trying to build a formidable squad.

After finishing second in the NFD last season, Leopards faced Jomo Cosmos and Dikwena in the play-offs and they eventually managed to return to the top tier after winning the mini league.

Apart from Nale, it is reported that Siphamandla Mlilo is also having a trial with the PSL returnees as they look to bolster their ranks.

On the other hand, Leopards have signed Namibia and former Highlands Park midfielder Chris Katjiukua, who will also bring experience, especially in stabilising their defence.

Leopards currently sit 12th on the log table with eight points from as many games and have two wins, four losses and two draws in their PSL campaign thus far.