Mbesuma pens two-year deal with MP Black Aces

Mbesuma had a season to forget at Pirates last term, but he will be hoping to regain his form at AmaZayoni in the upcoming campaign
Former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs striker Collins Mbesuma has signed a two-year contract with Mpumalanga Black Aces, the club confirmed on Friday afternoon.

Mbesuma spent some time with Aces before being handed the deal to revive his career, but most importantly to help Clive Barker's side do well in the next two seasons.

"The former Orlando Pirates and 44-capped Zambia international striker, Collins Mbesuma has today joined Black Aces on a two-year contract," the club confirmed on their official website.

Goal exclusively reported that the 30-year-old Zambian-born forward has been impressive during his trial period with Aces, and that things were looking up for him.

Mbesuma struggled with fitness and injuries while still at Pirates, and the club decided to release him early as he had a year remaining on his contract with the Buccaneers.

Aces co-chairman Mario Morfou expressed his delight at signing the former Sundowns hitman, before admitting that a lot will be expected from the experienced Mbesuma, who also played in England and Turkey.

"Collins is very experienced and has a proven record of converting chances and as a senior player will mentor some of the exciting youth at the club. Clive Barker wanted him and we have to respect that and we are expecting big things from him this season," said Morfou.

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