Local News 12.8.2016 11:26 am

Majoro a major signing – Comitis

FILE PICTURE: Lehlohonolo Majoro, formerly of Pirates. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

FILE PICTURE: Lehlohonolo Majoro, formerly of Pirates. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Cape Town City owner John Comitis says Lehlohonolo Majoro is the ace in the pack amongst all the club’s recent signings.

City, formerly known as Mpumalanga Black Aces, were bought by Comitis in May and relocated to the Mother City. The former Ajax Cape Town owner says new signing, Majoro, just like his nickname, was a major signing.

“We are so excited, the squad and the technical team are equally excited as well, and we now hope that the Cape Town fraternity will share in our excitement too,” he said in a statement released by the club.

The side also secured the services of veteran defender Robyn Johannes, Tsepho Gumede and Australian defender Matt Sim, amongst a host of other recruits, and in that, Comitis maintains that the newly born outfit wants to compete.

“We seriously want to be contenders … a team needs to score goals, to win games and this is a clear indication that we mean business. We hope Capetonians will see that we are trying to include everyone, and have some more reasons to bring even the Pirates and Chiefs supporters to our home games to see their favourite players,” said the businessman.

The “Major”, as he is affectionately known, did not live up to his potential after he joined Orlando Pirates from arch rivals Kaizer Chiefs in 2014. The highly rated 29-year-old only managed to find the back of the net 12 times in 52 appearances for the Buccaneers – and regardless of the poor return of goals, Comitis banks on the former AmaZulu striker to spearhead City’s attack.

However, the Free State-born striker spent most of last season frustrated on the sidelines under Eric Tinkler, who is, surprisingly, excited to have Majoro at his disposal once again.

Nonetheless, the former Bafana Bafana midfielder has explained that he had to choose from four quality strikers at Pirates, hence the reason why Majoro was not utilised.

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