Mamelodi Sundowns signs former Maritzburg United defender, Brian Onyango

South Africa Premier Division defending champions Mamelodi Sundowns have confirmed the signing of the Kenyan soccer star and former Maritzburg United defender, Brian Onyango.

The 26-year-old Onyango is joining a raft of new signings under co-coaches Manqoba Mngqithi and Rulani Mokwena, as well as senior coach Steve Komphela.

The towering central defender has been confirmed at the club for the next three seasons. The Brazilians have also confirmed the two parties have the option of extending the deal after the expiry of the initial term.

In their official statement, Mamelodi Sundowns wrote: “Brian Onyango has joined Mamelodi Sundowns on a three-year deal with a two-year option to extend. The Kenyan International joins Masandawana as a free agent, he last turned out for Maritzburg United.”

Officially welcoming Brian, the football club added: “The centre back comes with a wealth of international and local experience as he has played for Santos, the Team of Choice and his national side. Onyango first moved to South Africa in 2012 to join the now ABC Motsepe based Santos. Welcome to Masandawana Brian Onyango!”

 

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