THE club yesterday extended Andrew Tandi’s contract for a further one year with the club having the first right to renew the contract after 6 months .
This contract extension came after an unfortunate season the defender had, following a career-threatening injury he suffered last year in May.
The 27-year-old defender was at the receiving end of a crude challenge from Bill Antonio during a league match against Dynamos at Barbourfields. He fractured his right fibula (calf bone) and dislocated his ankle.
Tandi was on the sidelines for the remaining part of the season as he was still recovering from the injury. He is set to appear in the new season that is expected to start mid-February following his full recovery.
He expressed his plans for the coming 2023 Castle Lager Premier Soccer League citing that he hopes to be at his best game and performance.
“My plan this year is to be part of the team and play each and every game of the season and get back to form,” said Tandi.
Tandi also said the injury was a setback in his career but he looked up and hoped to get back into the line-up.
“At some point, it was a setback because I had set a big target for myself this year. The only good thing about this is that I am a defender and I can play for the next coming 10 years” he added.
Tandi becomes the first player this year to extend his contract with the club, the club also beefed up the squad ahead of the new campaign by promoting 21-year-old Bosso90 captain Gillian Nyathi to the first team.
The squad is expected to return to training next week for their pre-season.
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