De Sa confirms Myeni capture unlikely

2016-07-26 10:30
Sifiso Myeni (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Transfer-listed Orlando Pirates midfielder Sifiso Myeni is highly unlikely to be moving to Ajax Cape Town with head coach Roger de Sa revealing he is too expensive.

The 28-year-old has been at Pirates since 2012 but was recently placed on the transfer list by the club. Myeni, who has played under De Sa at both Wits and the Bucs, is currently on the lookout for a team for the new season after being deemed surplus to requirements at Pirates.

However, it appears as if once again reuniting with De Sa at the Urban Warriors in the near future is not a realistic possibility.

This was confirmed by the Ajax coach, who pointed out that the player's salary represented a significant stumbling block towards any possible deal taking place.

"I speak to Sifiso quite a lot on the phone as a friend," Vodacom Soccer.

"The unfortunate thing is we can't afford his salary.

"I've heard Wits are said to be talking to him because they can probably afford his wages.

"We're not in the position to give him what he's looking for at the moment."

Read more on:    ajax cape town  |  psl  |  roger de sa  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Cape Town City FC v Bloemfontein Celtic, Athlone Stadium 19:30
Mamelodi Sundowns v Kaizer Chiefs, Loftus Versfeld Stadium 19:30
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Orlando Pirates v Platinum Stars, FNB Stadium 19:30
Free State Stars v Ajax Cape Town, Goble Park 19:30
AmaZulu FC v Polokwane City, King Zwelithini Stadium 19:30
Chippa United v Maritzburg United, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium 19:30
Baroka FC v Golden Arrows, Peter Mokaba Stadium 19:30
Saturday, 21 October 2017
Kaizer Chiefs v Orlando Pirates, FNB Stadium 15:30
Golden Arrows v Polokwane City, Princess Magogo Stadium 15:30
Ajax Cape Town v Bloemfontein Celtic, Athlone Stadium 20:15
Free State Stars v Platinum Stars, Goble Park 20:15
Maritzburg United v SuperSport United, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:15
Mamelodi Sundowns v AmaZulu FC, Lucas Moripe Stadium 20:15
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.