Kariobangi Sharks striker signs for Cape Town City

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Juma, who scored 17 league goals for Sharks in the 2017 season, was also a transfer target for Albanian side FK Skenderbeu

Cape Town City have confirmed the signing of Harambee Stars striker Masoud Juma.

The former Kariobangi Sharks striker has signed for undisclosed fee after impressing the scouts in trials. The club have confirmed the acquisition of Juma on their twitter page.

"Cape Town City is delighted to announce the acquisition of 21 year old Kenyan international striker, and African top goalscorer of the year - Masoud Juma!

Masoud Juma

“The undisclosed transfer fee, was accepted by Juma's club Kariobangi Sharks ahead of bids from Europe, Egypt, and South Africa - and the club is thrilled that Juma in the end decided to join Cape Town City.”

Cape Town City coach Benni McCarthy was delighted with the signing of Juma. “At just 21, Juma has proven to be Africa's most prolific goal scorer.

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"His quality is evident, as is the interest for him in Europe. He is still young and needs to be nurtured. But once he adapts and settles in, he has all the makings of a lethal out and out nine.”

Masoud Juma, who scored 17-league goals for Sharks in the 2017 season, was also a transfer target for Albanian side FK Skenderbeu Korce.

The Harambee Stars striker hit the headlines when he played down any chances of moving to either Gor Mahia or AFC Leopards when he was asked whether he could consider joining any of the two sides.

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