Cape Town - Ajax
Cape Town have bolstered their squad ahead of the second half of the
Premiership campaign with the signing of Zanaco midfielder Aubrey Funga.
Funga has followed in the footsteps of fellow team-mate Rodrick Kabwe
in signing for the Urban Warriors after recently spending some time at
the Ikamva-based outfit under the watchful eye of coach Stanley Menzo.
The 26-year-old, who netted 12 goals in 36 games in all competitions
and led his side to their seventh Premier League title in 2016,
revealed his delight at having joined the highly-rated Ajax outfit.
"I want to be myself, play like I did at Zanaco, I am a goalscorer
and goal creator; that has helped all the teams I have played for and I
think that will also help here - those are qualities that can get you
into any team," he told the club's official website.
"The club, administrators and supporters look for that type of
quality and I think I will be a good addition to the team and add value.
"This is a good place, a good thing to have on my CV and the perfect
stepping stone for great things to follow because there are great
players here, that have played here, which serves as great motivation to
take my football to the highest level," he concluded.
The former Nkana FC man is expected to do battle with the likes of
Bantu Mzwakali, Masilake Phohlongo, Ndiviwe Mdabuka and Grant Margeman
for a place in Menzo's starting line-up.
Funga will be looking to win a place in the match-day squad when the Urban Warriors resume their season against Bidvest Wits at the Bidvest Stadium on February 7.
Kick off is at 19:30