South Africa side Thanda Royal Zulu sign John Paintsil's brother Isaac
South African side Thanda Royal Zulu have signed Ghanaian defender Isaac Paintsil as one of the new players at the club for the 2014/15 season.
The right back is the younger brother of former Fulham and Ghana international defender John Paintsil.
According to reports, the younger Paintsil had trials with Santos in January when John was playing for the Mother City outfit last season.
The player’s new deal with Thanda was confirmed on the club’s official website when the Richards Bay-based side announced player movements for the 2014/15 season.
“Thanda Royal Zulu FC has signed eight new players for the new season of 2014/2015. Amabhubesi have gone for mostly unknown youngsters who are U23, but head coach Thami Ngubane is quite optimistic that his charges will cope well with the challenges of playing in the National First Division and challenge for promotion,” thandarzfc.co.za revealed.
“The new signings are: Jabulani Ncobeni, Innocent Maela, Sonke Ntuli, Sduduzo Dlamini, Siyabonga Mkhwanazi, Cyril Masinga, Moferefere Motumi and Isaac Paintsil.”