Sundowns Motsepe

Patrice Motsepe’s son, Thlopie Motsepe, has taken over as Sundowns’ chairman. Image: @Masandawana/Twitter.

Sundowns news: Fresh Manqoba Mngqithi contract update

Sundowns are yet to agree a new deal with senior coach Manqoba Mngqithi. Here’s the latest update from the negotiation table!

Sundowns Motsepe

Patrice Motsepe’s son, Thlopie Motsepe, has taken over as Sundowns’ chairman. Image: @Masandawana/Twitter.

Many Mamelodi Sundowns fans will be left feeling anxious over the lengthy contract negotiations going on between the club and senior coach Manqoba Mngqithi.

Mngqithi’s current contract is due to run out this month and despite being on the negotiation table for months now, a new deal is yet to be signed!

There is however some good news though! According to his agent, the experienced tactician is ‘very close’ to signing a new deal at Mamelodi Sundowns!

Fresh update on Manqoba Mngqithi’s contract at Sundowns

β€œManqoba Mngqithi is yet to sign a new contract at Mamelodi Sundowns but I can tell you that the deal is very close to being concluded,” Mike Makaab told FARPost.

In other news, Mamelodi Sundowns have reportedly extended the contract of Rivaldo Coetzee.

The 27-year-old utility midfielder joined the club in 2017 from Ajax Cape Town following a failed moved to Scottish giants Celtic due to medical reasons.

The former Ajax Cape Town star’s contract was due to come to a close at the end of the season.

Coetzee has made 125 appearances for the club and now, reports suggest he’ll be around next season to add to that!

Downs extend Coetzee’s contract

β€œThere were rumors that he might leave Sundowns when his contract expires in the end of June but iDiski Times understands that Sundowns have triggered the option in the contract of Coetzee, which will see the midfield maestro staying at Mamelodi Sundowns until at least June 2025,” – the publication reported.