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Moroka Swallows to seal deal with star Cameroonian Edgar Salli

Posted: 10 May 2011 Time: 13:15

Moroka Swallows are waiting to put the finishing touches on a contract with Cameroonian Under-20 midfielder Edgar Salli for next season.

The 18-year-old, who has signed a pre-contract with the Dube Birds, had an excellent Under-20 African Youth Championship in South Africa recently, and was named the Player of the Tournament after his brilliant displays throughout the two-week show.

Salli, who currently turns out for CotonSport, was the young Indomitable Lions’ top scorer, including one in the Final against Nigeria.

Coach Gordon Igesund confirms that Swallows identified two prospective players during the recent tournament.

“One was from Nigeria and other from Cameroon, but obviously we could not complete the deals as we are focusing on the survival,” he tells KickOff.com.

“We can’t sign them now; in fact, we have not even discussed contracts with the players we currently have. Our focus now is to win the next match against Mpumalanga Black Aces and survive the Promotional Play-offs.”

Igesund adds that he is still upbeat about the Birds’ survival, despite his side dropping two points against Bidvest Wits at the weekend.

“Well, we just need to win our game against Aces and not worry about how other teams are doing,” he says.

Previous comments on this story...

KidKudu7
posted: 02:12 pm
I'm convinced Swayi-swayi will survive the relegation axe & remain in the PSL next season.

I see Chimps struggling next season, judging by their pathetic display this season...their average one-sided-feet players are no pushovers!!!!!!

KidKudu7
posted: 02:13 pm
Mighty Buccaneers will win the PSL championship...mark my words.

Buccaneer all da way...Day and night, 24/7.

UP THE MIGHTY BUCCANEERS!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous
posted: 02:14 pm
chiefs,pirates,and sundowns should have grabbed half of cameroon and nigeria teams,next season you 'll hear that they play in france,germany and other stronger leagues and our clubs will wait for those who didn't make it and grabb them at the age of 24 or above or fake ages(years)eg,mosowoya,otorongo,chwuku,ajao,opara,fikuru,the list is endless
Anonymous
posted: 03:44 pm
Thats gud & dey must 0 4get 2sign Sifiso Myeni frm Wits
Anonymous
posted: 12:05 pm
That's gud news 2 hear. Up de Birds!
Anonymous
posted: 05:28 am
Swallows must bring back mark haskins. We must also buy denis onyango to defend us from such disgrace we are in today
Donald Duck
posted: 09:31 am
What has chiefs got to do with this story????, eich some fans are moemishes.
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