John Lanjesi desperate for Nomads deal
Civo and Flames blossoming defender John Lanjesi has said he will terminate the contract he signed with the former to allow him join Mighty Be Forward Wanderers this season.
Lanjesi signed a pre-contract with Wanderers but the deal has been delayed because contractual of dispute with Civo.
The player still has a running contract with Civo until 2017 despite signing a pre-contract with Nomads.
In an interview on Sunday, Lanjesi confirmed that he was on the verge of completing his move to Wanderers.
“I have stopped training with Civo because I signed a pre-contract with Wanderers and soon I will start playing for Nomads. I had a meeting with Civo officials last week and I have explained to them why I want to join Wanderers,” said Lanjesi.
Lanjesi pleaded with the two clubs to sort out the issue in time to allow him play this season. He has not featured for Civo this season.
When contacted on Sunday, Civo general secretary, Rashid Ntelera, confirmed that he met the player last week but said the issue is complicated.
“I reserve my comment for the time being but the issue is more complicated than what was thought at first instance,” said Ntelera.
On his part, Wanderers general secretary, Mike Butao, said the player has the final say on the issue.
“As Wanderers we don’t want to speak on behalf of the players who are not in our camp at the moment,” said Butao.
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