McCarthy: talking up a move to Ajax

2011-07-23 00:00

JOHANNESBURG — Benni McCarthy continues to talk up a move to Ajax Cape Town as he angles for a contract with the PSL club.

Initial reports speculated that McCarthy would use his time with the Urban Warriors to regain some semblance of fitness before trying his hand at another overseas move. But the former Porto, Blackburn and West Ham player has revealed that Ajax would be his first choice destination for next season.

McCarthy attended his first training session at Ikamva on Thursday, where he looked lean and sharp.

He told the club’s official website he is impressed by the facilities here. “Before I left there were only two fields, now when you look out from the balcony you can see five perfect fields making this complex equal to the best anywhere in the world. I would like to thank the club for allowing me to train with the team as it gives me an opportunity to be with my family here in Cape Town.”

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