Absa Premiership

Mobara extends CT stay

2015-01-21 07:19
Abbubaker Mobara (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Ajax Cape Town have announced that Abbubaker Mobara has committed his future to the Premiership club by signing a new long-term deal.

Read: Ajax expect Jaakkola to stay

The 20-year-old defender has become an established first-team member since being promoted from the Urban Warriors' youth set-up 18 months ago.

Mobara has featured 13 times in the league for Roger De Sa's side this season, but was reported to be unhappy with his contract situation at Ikamva.

The youngster's agent, Rob Moore, claimed last month that Mobara had yet to be offered improved terms by the Mother City outfit, whose CEO Ari Efstathiou has now moved to clarify the scenario.

Efstathiou told the club's official website: "We offered him a substantial increase on his current contract in May last year following a promising maiden season with Ajax.

"Unfortunately due to circumstances not in the club's control, he only accepted our offer in December."

Commenting on his new contract, which runs until 2018, Mobara said: "For me this feels like the beginning of my career. This is where I need to make the decision to become a better player and also be a better person off the field.

"I am only thinking about Europe from here and reaching a level that no one has reached before. Signing for Ajax is a big step to where I want to go with my career.

"This is the best platform to go to Europe and achieve what I hope to achieve in my career."

Read more on:    ajax cape town  |  psl  |  soccer

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Fixtures
Friday, 29 March 2019
Orlando Pirates v Black Leopards, Orlando Stadium 20:00
Friday, 05 April 2019
Maritzburg United v Bloemfontein Celtic, Harry Gwala Stadium 20:00
Saturday, 06 April 2019
Wits v Orlando Pirates, Bidvest Stadium 15:00
Highlands Park v Free State Stars, Makhulong Stadium 15:00
Golden Arrows v Cape Town City, Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium 15:00
Kaizer Chiefs v Baroka FC, FNB Stadium 18:00
AmaZulu v Chippa United, King Zwelithini Stadium 20:15
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

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.