Ajax Cape Town boss Ari Efstathiou says Mamelodi Sundowns
have signed "probably the best prospect in South Africa" in Grant
The 21-year-old midfielder was snapped up by Downs in February
but will only link up with his new team next season.
Masandawana had already also confirmed deals for Jody
February and George Maluleka, but Efstathiou says Margeman is on a different
Speaking during a Zoom meeting with the South African Football
Journalist's Association, the Urban Warriors boss has tipped Margeman to be a
"Grant is probably the best prospect in SA, in
that (midfield) position at the moment, he's an unbelievable player.
"Sundowns have been interested in him for the last
couple of years – maybe three – and we've held on tightly. I think now we've
done a good enough deal with Sundowns, considering we're from the NFD and not
in the PSL.
"But I think it would have been much better had we been
campaigning in the PSL and selling him from there."
He added: "I think Grant will be a huge success at
Sundowns, he's an unbelievably talented boy and he was very young, but I think
he's gotten married now and he's got a child, so he's settled down, and he's
completely focused towards doing well.
"He'll be the hit of the season for Sundowns next year,
I have no doubt."
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