Cape Town - Kaizer
Chiefs coach Steve Komphela says that the club have decided against
signing Cameroonian trialist Julien Ebah, though counterpart Christ
Mbondi is still being assessed.
The Glamour Boys have made no secret of their quest to find a forward
capable of scoring goals, with the likes of journeyman striker Darren
Lurie as well as South American pair Arnaldo Gomes and Jonatan Philippe
all being looked at.
As such, Komphela has revealed that Ebah has been released, although
Mbondi may still have a chance of making the grade at Naturena.
He told reporters: "We are still checking. We had two. One from
Cameroon‚ Ebah‚ has left already. There is one left. We are at the final
days of assessment.
"We need to be satisfied. And if not you cannot then take a hasty
decision because of pressure. Because the minute that you take such a
decision and commit an error‚ you have gone back.
"The amount of time you give a player in a contract is the amount of
time that you are wasting or gaining. So we cannot afford to be wasting
time by signing people who we feel we are under pressure to add‚ who are
not going to help us or fit. So we're still in that process (with
Reports suggest that Ebah could be on his way to the Indian Super
League, with a Soccer Laduma report stating: "Ebah has stopped training
with Chiefs and is believed to have an offer on the table from a club in
the Indian Super League."