Laffor, Konqobe join new PSL club

Premiership

Chippa United have announced the signing of Anthony Laffor and Ayabulela Konqobe.

The club said in a statement: 'Chippa United Football Club is excited to announce two additions to the squad with the acquisition of two internationals in Anthony Laffor and Ayabulela Konqobe.

'The duo have signed until the end of the season with an option of renewing their stay in Port Elizabeth for a further two seasons.

'They are both available for selection with the team preparing to play TS Galaxy in a DStv Premiership fixture at Mbombela Stadium tomorrow afternoon.

'Laffor, the 35-year-old Liberian international star, carries a decorated career in South Africa and on the continent with seven league titles as well as a CAF Champions League winner's medal.

'Konqobe (23) is the former South African Under-20 national captain who is in his second spell with the Chilli Boys. He plays in both defence and midfield, as he returns after a stint playing in Finland.'

Head coach Dan Malesela said: "I am thrilled to have the experience of both Anthony and Ayabulela to bolster our squad.

"We welcome them both to the Chilli Boys family as we look at reinforcing in key positions, and also towards our ambitions for this season."

Chippa also confirmed that goalkeepers Ismail Watenga and Mlungisi Mazibuko as well as assistant coach Siyabulela Gwambi form part of the travelling party for the fixture in Mbombela this weekend.

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