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Sun Apr 20 21:07:45 SAST 2014

Bucs' bid for Mutombo rejected

TEAMtalk Media | 15 July, 2012 13:290 Comments
Absa Premiership: Orlando Pirates v Bloemfontein Celtic
Fans during the Absa Premiership match between Orlando Pirates and Bloemfontein Celtic at Orlando Stadium on May 12, 2012 in Soweto
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Orlando Pirates have reportedly had their bid for Democratic Republic of Congo international Diego Mutombo turned down by AS V Club.

Reports this week claimed the 23-year-old was set to travel to Soweto to undergo trials with the Buccaneers, with a view to signing a full-time contract with the double treble champions.

However, the Congolese press have revealed the club, who currently top the domestic league standings, are unwilling to part with their star player.

Mutombo began his playing career at FC St Eloi Lupopo in Lubumbashi before moving to the Kinshasa-based team, and recently earned his first international cap.

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