Ajax set to sign on Rangers captain, James Akwuosa


South African Premier Soccer League side Ajax Cape Town, will any time soon release their verdict on Nigerian defender, James Akwuosa, who is on trials at the club.

The captain of table – topping Enugu Rangers inNigeriaarrived inCape townfor trials as Ajax Supremo, Maarten Stekelenburge, seeks to strengthen his defense ahead of the new season.

Okorocha who had one training session after his arrival on Friday and was thrown into the fray on Sunday whenAjaxhosted European giants, Manchester United.

Stekelenburg will make a decision after assessing a Cameroomain defender, who is expected to arriveCape Townfor trials.

According to the words of theAjaxgaffer, “Okwuosa has lot Attributes and we are hopeful that we may be able to sign him if we feel he suits us”, said Maarten.

Stekelenburg will however have another good look at the Ranger’s Star who was declared to have gone Awol by hisNigeriaclub side in another friendly this week.

Reports emanating fromSouth Africaindicated that Okwuosa’s chances are bright as he is also managed by the respected Mohammed Lawal, who brought from Plateau United Striker, George Akpabio toAjax, in January.

Meanwhile, Rangers have blamed their ouster from the federation Cup on the sudden departure of their influential defender and Captain as the team couldn’t make from their group games inIbadanzone losing their first two games to Crown and Sharks before beating Dynamite force in their last game to place third in the group.

The team however is still in the top of the Nigerian Premier League Log and will travel toIbadanonce more for a week 35 NPL game against shooting stars ofIbadanon Sunday.

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