Be Forward Wanderers defenders Lucky Malata and Peter Cholopi yesterday flew to South Africa to undergo trials at National First Division outfit Free State Stars FC.
Before their departure, the players said they were excited and promised to work hard during the trials at the club which was relegated from Premier Soccer League last season.
Malata said it was his dream to play professional football and that he would utilise this opportunity.
“I thank God for this opportunity and l will work very hard because lam going there to represent my country,” he said.
Cholopi agreed with Malata’s sentiments saying everything is possible because their club has given them permission to undergo trials.
“This could be a stepping stone for bigger things in my career, so yes, I am excited and looking forward to impress,” he said.
According to Wanderers chairperson, Gift Mkandawire, the South African team spotted the two players way back.
Mkandawire wished the players successful trials.
“They are going with our blessings and we wish them all the best. Of course, there are other clubs that are also interested in them but, at the end of the day; the players themselves must make their choice. From what we have seen, they are for Free State and we will be releasing them for the trials,” he said.
Malata joined Wanderers from Silver Strikers while Cholopi came from Mighty Tigers.
Wanderers have already exported Yamikani Chester to United States of America and Jabulani Linje to Japan.