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Turkey's Konyaspor unveil former Cape Town City captain Lebogang Manyama

Posted: 7 September 2017 Time: 15:16

Turkish side Konyaspor have unveiled Lebogang Manyama as their new player following his signing from Cape Town City.

Konyaspor recruited the Bafana Bafana forward and PSL Footballer of the Season from City on transfer deadline day, subject to a medical.

Manyama, who was also on Mamelodi Sundowns' radar, has since penned a three-year deal with the Süper Lig outfit and has been handed jersey number 10.

Konyaspor official Ahmet Baydar told reporters: "We are closing our transfer season with the signing ceremony of South Africa's national football player Lebogang Manyama.

"Manyama is a footballer who has been attracting attention with his high level of performance last year, with his goals and assists bringing him to the forefront. He was the football player of the year in his country [South Africa] with 14 goals and six assists in the past year.

"Lebogang Manyama will wear the number 10 shirt.”

Konyaspor are 12th in the standings after three games with one win, having finished ninth out of 18 teams last term.

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