Phakaaathi Reporter
Football writer
1 minute read
8 Oct 2019
9:29 am

AmaZulu close to signing ex-Chiefs defender

Phakaaathi Reporter

Former Kaizer Chiefs defender Mario Booysen is close to sealing a deal at AmaZulu, where he will be expected to take up a leadership role in the team's backline.

Mario Booysen (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Booysen was released by Amakhosi at the end of last season and has been without a club since. But his days of unemployment are nearing an end, Phakaaathi has learnt.

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“They want someone who can lead the youngsters both on and off the field and so far he is the best candidate as he is immediately available,” said a source.

Usuthu will, however, also look to make more signings in January with new coach Jozef Vukusic said to be unhappy some areas in the team.

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