The transfer deadline is looming and Ajax Cape Town have made a number of new signings to boost their squad ahead of the second half of the 2011/2012 season.
Ajax Cape Town has signed George Akpabio, Toriq Losper (picture), Kyle Peters and Clint Julius.
The Urban Warriors announced the signing of George Akpabio yesterday. George is a striker who played for FC Plateau United before arriving at Ikamva. He attended trials with Norwegian club’s Viking Stavanger and Lillestrom late in 2011 and was invited to stay at Viking Stavanger FC but chose to return to Nigeria, to assist his team FC Plateau United preserve their place in the Nigerian Premier League.
Before leaving for Europe, George Akpabio moved to the top of the Nigeria Premier League goals chart with 14 goals to his name in July 2011, he finished second on the goal charts that season with 19 goals despite missing a few games while on trial in Norway. For more info go to; http://ajaxct.wwc.co.za/news.htm?article=2269.
Ajax Cape Town is also pleased to announce that in line with the club’s policy of “No Youth No Future”, the club has signed Toriq Losper and Kyle Peters from the Ajax Youth Development Academy.
Toriq and Kyle have been at Ikamva since the age of nine-years old. Toriq previously played for Kenpark FC (one year) while Kyle arrived from Junction Rovers. Both players rose through the ranks producing great performances to make the ultimate step-up into the professional fold.
Toriq is an attacking midfielder and an exciting player to watch, comfortable on the ball with great skill and vision. Kyle is a promising young goalkeeper who was promoted to the PSL team after Andre Petim was loaned out to Golden Arrows last month.
Ajax Cape Town would like to welcome the return of Clint Julius to Ikamva. Julius, another product of the Ajax Youth Academy was promoted to the PSL squad in 2006 and was loaned out to Ikapa Sporting to gain experience.
He also played for Hanover Park and Tygerberg Football Club’s.
Clint was part of the Ajax PSL squad that won the 2007 ABSA Cup. He is an exciting player who enjoys creating space out wide on either wing.
The club has loaned out a number of players in order to ensure that they get game time. Players loaned out are Mfundo Shumana (Chippa United), Sici Shelembe, Nathan Gertse and Vezi Ndumiso (all Vasco da Gama).
Ajax Cape Town would like to announce that the club has released Antonio (Keto) Correia from his contract.
Go to: Transfer Update from Ikamva.
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