Maritzburg United Officially Unveil Bongani Sam, Bonginkosi Makume and Given Mashikinya As New Signings

Maritzburg United Officially Unveil Bongani Sam, Bonginkosi Makume and Given Mashikinya As New Signings

  • Maritzburg United announced the arrival of three new signings at the club ahead of the new season
  • The Team of Choice welcomed Bongani Sam, Bonginkosi Makume and Given Mashikinya to the club
  • Congolese midfielder Karim Kimvuidi received his work permit and is officially registered with Maritzburg United

Maritzburg United are bolstering their squad ahead of the new season.

Following the appointment of John Maduka as the new head coach, the club have now welcomed in three new players.

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Bongani Sam, Bonginkosi Makume and Given Mashikinya are officially Maritzburg United players and are seen with the new head coach, John Maduka. Image: @MaritzburgUtd
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The Team of Choice unveiled Bongani Sam, Bonginkosi Makume and Given Mashikinya as their new players, The South African reported.

Sam signed for Maritzburg United on loan from Orlando Pirates, while defender Makume was signed from Baroka FC. Mashikinya signed from Royal AM.

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Maritzburg were also able to finally register Karim Kimvuidi for the new season. The Congolese attacking midfielder was previously signed by the club but had to wait for his work permit.

Maritzburg United are expected to do much better this season under John Maduka. Owner Farook Kadodia previously explained that the club let go of Ernst Middendorp because they didn’t want to be involved in a fight to avoid relegation every season, IOL reported.

Middendorp criticised the way the club does business, following his departure, explaining that they never hung onto talented players, making it impossible put a strong team together.

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Middendorp has since produced a technical report which he submitted to his former boss, highlighting the difficulties he was working under.

John Maduka was officially unveiled as head coach of Maritzburg United after leaving Shauwn Mkhize's Royal AM

John Maduka is officially the new coach of Maritzburg United.

The former Royal AM manager was unveiled as the new manager at a special press conference.

Rumours were circulating from Monday that Maduka had resigned from his post at Shauwn Mkhize’s side, but it was never confirmed.

Source: Sports Brief News