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Sipho Mbule has ended up at Chloorkop rather Naturena. Image: @Masandawa / Twitter

Sipho Mbule on why he chose Sundowns over Chiefs?

This broke hearts. Sipho Mbule was expected to become a Kaizer Chiefs player, but he ended up at Mamelodi Sundowns.

Kaizer Chiefs Mamelodi Sundowns

Sipho Mbule has ended up at Chloorkop rather Naturena. Image: @Masandawa / Twitter

Kaizer Chiefs‘ long-standing target Sipho Mbule left thousands of Amakhosi fans dismayed. The 25-year-old from Bethlehem was unveiled as a Mamelodi Sundowns player last week.

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As The South African website reported last week, Mbule secured a three-year contract with the best club in the country, Sundowns. The deal sent shockwaves across Mzansi streets after Mbule had long been tipped to become a Chiefs footballer.

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The former SuperSport United central midfielder has now explained the reason he chose Kabo Yellow.

“I think the move to Sundowns, it’s like Sundowns are a team that have dominated over the years, they have a lot of good players and what’s more is that they are competing at the highest level,” Mbule told Sundowns’ media as per Soccer Laduma.

“I was playing CAF at SuperSport but we didn’t qualify for the next season and I’ve reached the final with them but I can do more with Sundowns.

Mbule achieves what hundreds of local footballers are dreaming of. Image: @Masandawana / Twitter

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“That is why I joined Sundowns, I want to play on the highest level and I want to win trophies.

“Winning trophies is a nice thing, it’s a nice feeling, it’s every player’s dream. It’s an achievement that you can look up to at the end of the day. I won two MTN8 with SuperSport United and I lost the [CAF] Confederations Cup final.

“Coming here to Sundowns, it’s like I am going to add more to my tally, from two to maybe more. I think I’m looking forward to playing with everyone because they have the best players and they are looking for the best players and I think what I am bringing to Sundowns is the talent that they saw at SuperSport,” he concluded.

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