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WHILE the country's focus is on the 2010 World Cup, some Absa Premiership teams are quietly going into the transfer market to fortify their squads.
One of the teams is Ajax Cape Town, who have signed left-footed Zimbabwean midfielder Tafatso Rusike, who was recruited from Caps United, as well as a number of players from lower division clubs.
The Urban Warriors have also snapped up linkman Cecil Lolo from Vodacom Promotional League side and neighbours Ikapa Sporting.
Forward Lebo Manyama and left-back Lizo Mthembu are also now Urban Warriors after joining the Cape side from Vodacom Promotional League sides Alexandra United and Sasolburg Juventus, respectively.
Ajax sought reinforcements after losing some of their key players in the off-season.
Their former stand-in captain Dipsy Selolwane has joined three-time Premiership champions SuperSport United, while occasional Bafana Bafana defensive midfielder Lance Davids has signed a three-season contract with Belgium Pro League club Lierse SK.
Gifted midfielder Clifford Ngobeni has joined Orlando Pirates.
The developments at Ikamva have been confirmed by Ajax spokesperson Thabiso "Shooz" Mekuto, who added that Brett Evans and Derek Decamps returned to the club last week from long layoffs due to injuries.
"We are happy with the new players and are confident they will help us to do well in the new season," Mekuto said.
Bloemfontein Celtic have also bolstered their side with Hlompho Kekana and Tsietsi Mahoa from SuperSport United.
Celtic's communications manager Petros Augousti confirmed yesterday that the duo had joined them on a two-season deal.
At the Birds' aviary, Moroka Swallows spokesperson Siya Sangweni said they had opened negotiations with Vincent "Parks" Kobola in a bid to extend the stay of the talented defender in the nest.
"Parks is a good player and we can't afford to lose him," Sangweni said.
"We are doing all we can to ensure that he stays put at the club.
"Our aim is to challenge for the league title and we can achieve our objective only if we can keep players like Parks."