Rhulani Mokwena Mamelodi Sundowns

Mokwena at the Lucas Moripe Stadium. Photo: Backpagepix

Star defender extends contract at Mamelodi Sundowns – report

Rhulani Mokwena has taken a major decision on one of Mamelodi Sundowns’ key first team defenders ahead of next season

Rhulani Mokwena Mamelodi Sundowns

Mokwena at the Lucas Moripe Stadium. Photo: Backpagepix

Mamelodi Sundowns have secured the services of a key defender for three more years according to reports!

Rushine De Reuck has finally extended his contract at the Brazilians after lengthy negotiations.

De Reuck joined the Brazilians in 2021 from Maritzburg United and has since made 68 appearances for the club!

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Mamelodi Sundowns extend De Reuck’s contract?

“Mamelodi Sundowns have come to an agreement with defender Rushine De Reuck on a new three-year deal.” an IdiskiTimes report read.

“iDiski Times understands that talks have been ongoing since last year and with the South Africa international widely considered one of the best defenders in the country.

“Management made it a priority to tie him down seeing him as an integral member of the squad.”

Mamelodi Sundowns defender Rushine De Reuck
Mamelodi Sundowns defender Rushine De Reuck – Photo via Sundowns website

In other news, Kaizer Chiefs are reportedly keeping tabs on Brandon Truter’s situation at Sekhukhune United ahead of a potential move to Naturena.

Truter enjoyed a solid campaign in the DStv Premiership after guiding Sekhukhune United to the CAF Confederations Cup.

United qualified via their Nedbank Cup finalists performance. The club also finished in the top eight.

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Arthur Zwane’s maiden season on the other hand in charge of the Glamour Boys was largely underwhelming.

The former academy coach crashed out of both the MTN8 and Nedbank Cup at the semi-final stages in each competition.

Kaizer Chiefs also finished in fifth position in the DStv Premiership, missing out on both the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederations Cup.

According to the latest reports, the Glamour Boys are considering taking a co-coaching approach and Truter is being monitored!

Amakhosi keeping tabs on Brandon Truter?

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“Kaizer Chiefs has been monitoring the progress of Brandon Truter with interest. The thought of him strengthening their technical team has been bandied about.” a source told SoccerLaduma.

“The club isn’t considering firing Arthur Zwane just yet but need some­one with experience to work with him.

“There is also Polokwane City that is interested in Truter. The club is prepared to offer him big money to coach the team in their first season back in the topflight.

“There is an option on Truter’s con­tract at Sekhukhune, but it has not yet been activated.”

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