Zim youngsters Nyakuhwa, Mafico sign first pro-deals at Cardiff City

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By Staff Reporter

YOUNG Zimbabwean footballers, Tanatswa Nyakuhwa and Dakarai Mafico have signed their first professional contracts at Cardiff City.

Nyakuhwa and Mafico were among the twelve academy players who signed their deals last Friday.

The Championship club confirmed the news in a statement on their official website.

Mafico was born in Wales to Zimbabwean parents and has been with Cardiff City from the U7 level.

Dakarai Mafico

Speaking after signing the contract, Nyakuhwa said: “I’m delighted to sign at the Club that I’ve been at for 11 years.

“It’s a proud moment for me and my family. They’ve done a lot for me to get to this point. I want to cement my place in the U21s team and try to impress.”

Nyakuhwa was born in Wales to Zimbabwean parents and has represented the European country at junior level but can still switch his allegiance to Zimbabwe.