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PSL newbies Sekhukhune United sign ex-Orlando Pirates defender

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Edwin Gyimah (Image courtesy of Sekhukhune United)
Edwin Gyimah (Image courtesy of Sekhukhune United)

DStv Premiership newbies Sekhukhune United have confirmed the signing of former Orlando Pirates defender Edwin Gyimah.

The 30-year-old leaves Black Leopards ahead of the looming 2021/22 season, set to kick off in August.

Joining the Ghanaian at the United is Charlton Mashumba, who opted to depart Polokwane City.

"Sekhukhune United Football Club are delighted to announce the signings of Charlton Mashumba and Edwin Gyimah from Polokwane City and Black Leopards, respectively," the club confirmed in a statement released.

"Charlton Mashumba (29) first played as a teenager for Blue Ribbon in Zimbabwe before joining South African National First Division side Blackburn Rovers.

"He also played for Jomo Cosmos, Highlands Park, USM Alger in Algeria and Polokwane City. He managed to help Jomo Cosmos to get promotion to the elite league in 2014/15 season through PSL play-offs in which he scored 17 goals.

"Edwin Gyimah (30) has spent most of the last decade playing in South Africa for SuperSport United, Mpumalanga Black Aces, Orlando Pirates, Bidvest and Black Leopards.

"The former Ghanaian international has also played for Helsingborgs IF in Sweden. He was part of the Ghana national team in the 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations hosted by Gabon in 2017."

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