The 33-year-old custodian reveals to Goal his readiness to play for the Msimbazi giants, saying they’re the very best workforce in Africa
Kenya worldwide goalkeeper Patrick Matasi has acknowledged he won’t hesitate to signal for Mainland Premier League champions Simba SC in the event that they got here in for his providers.
The former Posta Rangers goalkeeper is being linked with a switch transfer to the Msimbazi giants for the previous three weeks after stories emerged that the workforce’s primary keeper Aishi Manula has attracted curiosity from prime African golf equipment amongst them Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa and Al Merrikh of Sudan.
Matasi, who at the moment options for Ethiopian giants St George SC, has informed Goal in an unique interview he won’t assume twice if Simba made a proposal for his providers insisting they’re at the moment the very best workforce in Africa and that each participant would need to be a part of their squad.
“I have been reading on social media Simba are interested in my services but to be honest they have not contacted me nor my agent, but I am waiting to hear from them but if they indeed want to sign me, I am ready to make the move,” Matasi informed Goal from his base in Ethiopia on Monday.
“To be honest, Simba is currently among the best teams in Africa, they are very well managed professionally and the best team in the East African region, and every player wants to be part of their squad, so I am no exception.”
Asked whether or not will probably be an enormous problem for him to make the switch, Matasi defined: “No, it’s not an enormous problem for me, I’ve been on this business for thus a few years and I perceive what Simba followers need, and what the workforce desires to realize.
“And also, it will depend on how fast I will settle in the team if they sign me, but what I can say, I will not hesitate to sign for them, I am ready and have been waiting to receive their offer.”
The 33-year-old is among the most established Kenyan goalkeepers having performed within the Kenyan Premier League and for the nationwide workforce Harambee Stars. He additionally performed for AFC Leopards, Posta Rangers, and Tusker within the top-flight earlier than he was signed by the Ethiopian aspect in 2018.
He was the primary goalkeeper when Kenya fought for a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations slot and was used prominently throughout the finals in Egypt.
Matasi made his debut for the nationwide workforce in 2017 and has to this point featured in 27 video games for the Harambee Stars, together with the Cecafa finals when Kenya lifted the trophy below Paul Put.