Ethiopian Striker Getaneh Kebede Linked To Wits

Getaneh KebedeGetaneh Kebede has been linked with a move to the PSL, with a number of clubs, including Wits, keen on assessing the Ethiopian striker.

According to a source close to the player, the 21-year-old has attracted interest from a few clubs following his inspiring performances for his club, Dedebit FC, and the Ethiopian national team.

“My partner in Ethiopia will be arriving in the country with the player very soon. We have been talking to some PSL clubs about him and there’s interest,” explained the source.

Wits CEO, Jose Ferreira, confirmed to Soccer-Laduma that they will be having a closer look at the striker. “He (Kebede) will be coming to us so that we can have a look, with a view of signing him,” said Ferreira.

Kebede scored Ethiopia’s opening goal, as Sewnet Bishaw’s side beat South Africa 2-1 in the 2014 World Cup qualifier played in Addis Ababa earlier this month.

Video: Click here to watch Kadebe scoring for Ethiopia against Bafana

The Students are looking to bolster their ranks ahead of the 2013/14 season, with Gavin Hunt having taken charge of the helm.