Local News 18.8.2016 10:35 am

Morena completes Sundowns move

Thapelo Morena. (Photo by Carl Fourie/Gallo Images)

Thapelo Morena. (Photo by Carl Fourie/Gallo Images)

Mamelodi Sundowns have officially announced the singing of winger Thapelo Morena from Bloemfontein Celtic.

Phakaaathi reported on Monday that more would be unveiled by the Absa Premiership Champions this week as their player, Morena, made it clear before he left for the Rio Olympics with the South Africa men’s team that he would like to play in the Caf Champions League next season.

The Under-23 player’s future was uncertain as Celtic claimed they had extend his contract ahead of next season, with the winger disputing the club’s statement.

“The announcement ends speculation about the future of the player, who penned a five-year deal with the champions. Several PSL clubs were said to be after his signature,” read a statement on the club’s website.

“He joins Lucky Mohomi and Sibusiso Vilakazi as new signings, as coach Pitso Mosimane works at strengthening his side and looking for further balance in his team.”

 

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