Ajax Cape Town have announced the signing of Zambian international midfielder Rodrick Kabwe with effect from January 2017.
Kabwe was spotted by Ajax Chief Scout, Luis de Faria on his recent scouting trip to Zambia.
Ajax CEO Ari Efstathious indicated that the technical team were very impressed with Kabwe after assessing him for about a week.
“The coach and the technical team are very impressed with him and he will be a perfect
addition to the squad ahead of the second half of the 2016-17 season.” Ari told Ajax website.
Kabwe, set to join the club during the upcoming transfer window, will be the second player joining Ajax in the New Year, following the acquisition of Rheece Evans last week.
The 24-year-old, Kabwe, has won 25 international caps for Zambia (including friendly matches) and he was most recently part of the Chipolopolo squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Cameroon and Nigeria.
The Ndola-born left-footed playmaker scored 10 goals for Zanaco during a record-breaking campaign for the men from the Zambian capital.
Kabwe expressed his excitement at joining Ajax and promised to show his quality on the field of play.
“It has been really fantastic, the guys are friendly and I am feeling good. I have only been here for little over a week, so it is quite interesting and I hope we will build on our relationships when I come back [following Christmas]. Kabwe told Ajax website.
Kabwe continued: “I am excited yes, this will be my first international club. I am really excited and I thank God for it. I wouldn’t say much about myself right now, come and watch for yourself next year.”
Written by: Diski Voice