CAPE TOWN-Ajax Cape Town did their second bit of business yesterday as the close of the mid-season transfer window loomed, adding Zimbabwe international striker Simba Sithole of How Mine to their books.
He is the prized foreign striker signing that the club had been dangling before fans over the last days and becomes the first Zimbabwean to pen a deal as the Chan finals drawn to an end. Kuda Mahachi has also been offered a three year by Mamelodi Sundowns but is yet to sign.
Sithole has been playing in the Chan finals for his country, who play in the third and fourth place play-off against Nigeria today.
He netted once in the quarterfinal win over Mali last weekendSithole, who had been registered by his Zimbabwe club How Mine for the Caf Confederation Cup, was signed on a two-year contract and is expected at Ikamva after the weekend.“Ajax Cape Town is proud to announce the signing of Simba Sithole who plays for How Mine FC in the Zimbabwean, Castle Premier League.”Sithole was signed on a two-year contract and is expected at Ikamva after the weekend.
Simba was part of Zimbabwe’s CHAN Squad; he played three games and scored twice for the Warriors in their game against Mali.”Sithole is a former Masvingo Christian College star player. He is How Mine FC’s top goal scorer with six goals to his name this season, helping them to finish as runners-up in the Mbada Diamonds Cup to qualify for the 2014 CAF Confederations Cup,” www.ajaxct.com revealed.
“Simba is a robust player in and around the penalty area. He is quick, strong on his feet and is not afraid to take on defenders in a one-one situation,” said Ajax’s caretaker coach Ian Taylor.“He likes to be involved in the game, is very mobile in possession and his height will enhance Ajax’s aerial capabilities.
“Sithole is not to be confused with flop Simba Sithole of Harare club Dynamos, who was previously on the books of South African clubs Mamelodi Sundowns and SuperSport United. Supersport