Zim youngster signs first professional contract with Ipswich Town

Zimbabwean youngster Zanda Siziba has signed his first professional contract with English League One side Ipswich Town.

Siziba, who made his first-team bow in the EFL Trophy win over Gillingham in October before making his full debut a month later in the same competition away at Crawley, has signed a two-year deal with an option to extend the it by a further year.

The 17-year old midfielder was awarded the pro deal together with two academy players – Matt Healy and Cameron Stewart.

Meanwhile, Ipswich is also home to another Zimbabwean youngster Tawanda Chirewa. The midfielder, 17, signed his first professional contract with Ipswich on 2 November 2020, signing a deal until 2022, with the option of an additional year extension.

Both Chirewa and Siziba are part of the Ipswich Under-18 and Under-23 sides.

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