Sharks sign former Baby Bok
Durban - The Sharks on Thursday announced
the signing of talented wing/centre Wandile Mjekevu on a two-year deal
effective from July 2015.
After having spent time with the Lions and Sharks,
the former junior Springbok joined French Top 14 club Perpignan in 2013. He
gained some valuable experience at the club and got the opportunity to further
develop his game.
Commenting on Mjekevu's signing, Sharks
Director of Rugby Gary Gold stated: "We are delighted that Wandile has decided
to return to the Sharks. He had a great stint in France and he is an
unbelievable prospect. His strength and agility around the park will most
certainly bolster our backline and we look forward to him progressing at the
Mjekevu, 24, commented: "I am thrilled
to be back in Durban. I'm looking forward to being a part of and contributing
within the new and exciting set-up at the Sharks."
His agent Gavin Jones from Union Sports
added: "I am happy that Wandile is back at the Sharks. After a successful
few years in France, he will fit into the set-up perfectly and has a lot to
offer both on and off the field. After having many options he found it easy to
choose the Sharks to be his new home."