Azam clears air on Ngasa deal
2012 Kagame Cup finalists Azam have explained the circumstances surrounding their striker’s departure [Mrisho halfani Ngasa] to Simba SC.
In a statement released by the Ice Cream makers on Wednesday 1 August 2012, the club clarified that Ngasa was going to Simba on loan and not for good.
The club also emphasized that they had not chased the want away striker from the team but was waiting for acceptable offers for the player with none matching his value [Ngasa’s].
-The club would like to make it clear that Ngasa was floated for whatever team needed his services for a signing fee of USD 50,000 but by I August 2012, only Simba took the initiative through a written communication.
-Yanga on the other hand through their signing committee member Sefu Magari insisted that Ngasa’s value was nothing more than USD 20,000 and would not improve on their bid.
-An board meeting the decided not to sell Ngasa but rather to send him out on loan to Simba being the only club that showed clear intentions of needing his services.
Azam has also demanded that Simba pays the striker his full amount in salary and wages amounting to TZsh 2,000,000 [KShs 103,386] and honour other contractual agreements.
Ngasa has declared his interest in moving to another club with Yanga being his preferred destination. This comes a day after Azam parted ways with their coach Stewart John Hall.