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Neo Makua hopes for more with Ajax Cape Town after bit-part role in Absa Premiership

Posted: 1 June 2017 Time: 10:34

Ajax Cape Town midfielder Neo Makua admits he would have preferred a bit more game time this season, but was still happy with his contributions for the Ikamva side.

The former Bidvest Wits academy product found first-team opportunities few and far between in the 2016/17 campaign, having to wait until December of last year to make his first start, while he eventually ended the season with just seven appearances, with one goal and one assist.

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That mean Makua was largely unable to help the Urban Warriors as they missed out on a place in the top eight on the final day of the Absa Premiership campaign, although the 24-year-old was still able to take positives from his experiences this term.

“This season has been something that I haven’t experienced throughout my football career,” Makua told the SABC. “Usually I would play frequently or it wouldn’t take me long to break into the starting eleven.

“I thought that is how it would plan out for me this season, but I wasn’t able to get regular game time – I made the match day squad quite a few times, but haven’t been able to get onto the pitch as much as I like.

“But the times I did play, it was really good for me and a great feeling. I have enjoyed myself and I’m really happy I got a chance to play towards the end of the season,” Makua concluded.

Article by: Staff Reporter
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