CONFIRMED: Ajax Cape Town Has Signed Ivory Coast Djedje

Ajax Cape Town can officially confirm the signing of Djedje Joel-Freddy Gahouidi, following the arrival of his work permit and subsequent player card. PICTURE: Supplied

CAPE TOWN: The Cape Town-based side has confirmed the signing of Ivory Coast international, Djedje.  

In a statement issued by the club on Friday evening, it said: “Ajax Cape Town can officially confirm the signing of Djedje Joel-Freddy Gahouidi, following the arrival of his work permit and subsequent player card.”

“Born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Djedje is an attacking midfielder by trade and will add valuable cover in the position following [an] injury to Raymond Monama. Having racked up several national caps at both U17 and U20 level, Djedje’s credentials are unquestioned with his football talent noticeable from an early age.

“Before opting to further his career in South Africa, he represented most notable ASEC Mimosas in Ivory Coast’s top division. Furthermore, he played fro both AFAD FC and ISCA FC in the Ivory Coast before taking his talents to the Mother City,” the statement reads. 

The Urban Warriors’ addition is part of the club’s plan to reinforce their squad in hope to return to the top flight league. 

According to the club, “Djedje is the second Ivorian signed by the Urban Warriors over the past few months, with Guy Stephane Bedi having featured on numerous occasions already for the club this term.”

“He could make his National First Division (NFD) debut for the club away to Uthongathi FC at the Princess Magogo Stadium on Saturday afternoon,” the statement concludes. 

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