Simba rope in Sudan striker

22Jun 2019
Joseph Mchekadona
The Guardian
Simba rope in Sudan striker

MAINLAND Premier League champions Simba SC have signed Sharaf Eldin Ali from Sudan top club, Al Hilal, on a one-year deal.

Simba SC member of board of directors, Salim Abdallah.

Simba yesterday posted the pictures of the Sudanese player and later released information that they have signed the player on a one-year deal.

The Msimbazi Street based side described the player as well experienced in Confederation of African Football (CAF) games and he is also a regular in Sudan national team.

"We have signed Sharaf Eldin Shiboub Ali Abdalrahman, who was playing for Al Hilal FC Sudan, he is a complete player who on two occasions was named the best midfielder in the Sudan Premier League, he is also a regular in Sudan national team,” one of the squad’s board of directors’ members, Salim Abdallah, disclosed in the post.

Ali has been described by CAF website as a complete and during this season’s CAF games he helped his side reach the quarterfinals of the CAF Confederation Cup.

However, more details on the contract were not released, but Simba recently said they will so far recruit players who have helped their former clubs reach at least the quarterfinals of the CAF games.

Meanwhile, Yanga have said they had discussions with their player Ibrahim Ajibu who is reported to have denied signing a new deal with the Jangwani Street based club.

Ajibu has been linked with a move back to Simba SC where he made his name few years ago.

Yanga vice-chairman Fredrick Mwakalebela yesterday said they discussed with Ajibu on a new deal and now it is up to the player to decide on where to go.

"We have already had discussion with him, now it's up to him to either sign the new deal or not, but on our part we did our best by engaging him for discussions,” he said.

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