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Mayuka downgrades to Zamalek

ZAMBIA striker Emmanuel Mayuka has agreed a three-year contract with Egyptian side Zamalek.
The former Southampton forward is currently on the books of French Ligue Two side Metz.
A member of Zamalek board of management, Murtaza Ahmed Mansour, confirmed to the club’s website the signing of the 2012 Africa Cup and Golden Boot winner.
“Murtaza Ahmed Mansour, a member of the board of Zamalek management, confirmed that the contracts were sent to the Zambian striker Emmanuel Mayuka via e-mail, and he agreed to sign for three years.
“Murtaza Ahmed said the Zambian striker will arrive in Cairo next week to join Zamalek,” the statement on the website reads.
Ahram, an Egyptian online outlet, also reported that Mayuka is on the verge of joining the Cairo giants having reached an agreement on Thursday.
The White Knights are looking to strengthen their frontline as striker Bassem Morsi is yet to regain form having failed to score this season, Ahramonline wrote.
Mayuka will be Zamalek’s third inclusion in the transfer window that opened on January 1.
Others that have joined are defender Ramzi Khaled from Ittihad of Alexandria and striker Mahmoud ‘Shikabala’ Abdel- Razek.
The former Kabwe Warrior had an unsatisfactory experience at English side Southampton from 2012 to 2015.
Mayuka started the European adventure with Israeli side Maccabi Tel Aviv in 2008 and the following year moved for greener pastures to Swiss outfit Young Boys.
After leading Zambia to Africa Cup glory in 2012, Mayuka signed for Southampton, where he scored once.
He has also had a loan stint at French side Sochaux then playing in the top league during the 2013- 14 season.
Former Nkana midfielder Fred Mwila jr featured for Zamalek.