AZAM have reached an agreement to sign Zambian international Paul Katema from Red Arrows.

The signing of Katema who was part of Zambian national team squad that participated in African Cup of Nations finals for local players (Chan) was the demand of Chamazi based Coach George Lwandamina as their plan to build the team ahead of next season’s local and international l tournament.

Azam’s spokesman Thabiti Zakaria confirmed the signing of 23-year old Chipolopolo midfielder after the completion of agreement between the player and his club and the box to box midfielder will play for Azam for the next two seasons.

“We have snatched Paul Katema from Red Arrows. He is the player we believe can add experience to our squad and is the plan by our coach George Lwandamina to build strong team for next season’s local and international competitions,”said Thabiti Zakaria, Azam’s head of Information.

On Monday Azam announced the signing of another Zambian striker Charles Zulu who previously featured for South African outfit Cape Town City and will be the third player from Zambia in Azam squad.

The first one is striker Obrey Chirwa. After signing attacking midfielder Charles Zulu from Zambia, Azam have maintained that they will continue to cement their squad to make it competitive next season.

The former Cape Town City player has since inked a two-year deal to feature for the Chamazi based giants who are looking sharp to play in international matches next season.