Bongani Zungu Completes Homecoming to Former Club Mamelodi Sundowns
- The most open of secrets has been confirmed with the announcement that Bongani Zungu would be rejoining Mamelodi Sundowns
- Zungu was unveiled in front of 40 000 fans who filled up Loftus Versfeld to watch the defending DStv Premiership champions host Kaizer Chiefs
- The 29-year-old former Bafana Bafana midfielder departed the club back in 2016, and had been strongly returned with a move back home
Mamelodi Sundowns has confirmed what was long in the making.
Club chairman Thlopie Motsepe unveiled Bongani Zungu as the club's latest signing at Loftus Versfeld before the DStv Premiership encounter between Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs.
According to iDiskiTimes, Zungu had been linked with a move back to South Africa after his contract with Amiens had come to an end. There were reports that Chiefs had made an even bigger offer to Zungu than Masandawana’s initial offer, but coach Arthur Zwane had dismissed those claims.
At the time of publication, Masandawana was in a 2-0 lead against the Amakhosi. Gaston Sirino put the home team into a sixth-minute lead after pouncing on an error by Siyabonga Ngezana in the box.
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The lethal Peter Shalulile then doubled the lead in the 17th minute via a penalty that was caused by the beleaguered Ngezana
The 29-year-old midfielder left Downs in 2016 to join Vitoria Guimaraes but now returned to South Africa after six years in Europe. He won four trophies during his first stint at Chloorkop, two PSL titles, one Nedbank Cup trophy and one Telkom Knockout.
Ex Kaizer Chiefs striker Bernard Parker joins TS Galaxy instead of Supersport United
It was more good news for the highly ambitious TS Galaxy this week.
As reported by Sports Brief, fresh from stunning the formidable DStv Premiership perennial champions Mamelodi Sundowns in the opening match of the new season, the Rockets then went on to announce their acquisition of Kaizer Chiefs legend Bernard Parker.
The 35-year-old former Bafana Bafana striker had been widely expected to sign with SuperSport United, having been training with the team since becoming a free agent.
Source: Sports Brief News