Big BulletsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ veteran goalkeeper Swadick Sanudi is attending trials at his former South Africa First Division side, Dynamos.
Sanudi, who spent over a year waiting unsuccessfully for a work permit at another First Division side African Warriors after leaving Dynamos, confirmed to South AfricaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Sowetan newspaper about the trials.
“I was yearning for Premiership action; hence, my decision to join Warriors. But it did not happen because they failed to secure a work permit for me. I had to go back to Malawi to keep myself busy and enhance my chances of retaining my place in the national team,” Sanudi is quoted as saying on www.sowetan.co.za.
Dynamos owner Patrick Malabela confirmed to Sowetan that Sanudi was being assessed by the Polokwane sideÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s technical staff.
“We have a number of players on trial, including Swadick, but we have not concluded any deal with them since they are still being assessed by the technical staff,” Malabela told the leading South Africa daily.
“Sanudi was a loyal servant of the club for the time he was with us and he would have been an automatic signing, but he has been inactive for a while. We are in need of a goalkeeper and we hope he impresses as he is familiar with the culture of the club.”
SanudiÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s departure has caught Big Bullets unawares as they now stare in the face of a crisis in goalkeeping. Another custodian McDonald Harawa is reportedly set to join Malawi Defence Force at the end of the season, leaving them with only Vincent Gona.
Bullets vice-general secretary Higger Mkandawire last week insisted that Sanudi was expected back from South Africa where he was attending to a family matter.
Sanudi is following winger Joseph Kamwendo who is now in Thailand club-hinting after regaining form at Mighty Wanderers.