Ejike Uzoenyi Nigerian player joins Ajax Cape Town

Ajax announced on Wednesday, August 9 that they have signed a four year contract with the 29-year-old.

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Ejike Uzoenyi play Ejike Uzoenyi has joined South African side Ajax Cape Town (Twitter/Ajax Cape Town)
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After training with Ajax Cape Town for a few weeks, Nigerian player Ejike Uzoenyi has been given a contract by the South African club.

Uzoenyi had an injury-plagued stint with reigning South African Premier Division (PSL) champions Bidvest Wits which he joined in January 2017.

Ajax announced on Wednesday, August 9 that they have signed a four year contract with the 29-year-old.

Ejike Uzoenyi (right) play Ejike Uzoenyi (right) trained with Ajax Cape Town for a month (Twitter/Ajax Cape town)

 

The forward is in line to make his debut for his new club in their league opening trip to his former club Bidvest Wits.

Ajax Cape Town is Uzoenyi’s third South African club after playing for Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits.

Uzoenyi kicked off his career with Enyimba before moving to Enugu Rangers.

Loan stints to French club Rennes did not materialise into a permanent stay before he secured a move to Mamelodi Sundowns.

Ejike Uzoenyi play Ajax Cape Town will be Ejike Uzoenyi's third club in South Africa (Twitter)

 

He didn’t quite settle at Sundowns and after another loan move back to Enugu Rangers, the forward joined Bidvest Wits in January 2017.

Injuries prevented him from having an impact at Bits although he won the 2017 PSL title with them.

Mensur Mujdza and Ejike Uzoenyi play Ejike Uzoenyi represented Nigeria at the 2014 FIFA World Cup (Phil Walter/Getty Images)

 

Uzoenyi has several caps for the Super Eagles, making the squad to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

He also represented Super Eagles Team B at the 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in South Africa where he impressed and was named the Player of the Tournament.

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