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Asavela Mbekile and Thabo Nthethe set for Mamelodi Sundowns exits

Posted: 26 February 2018 Time: 13:30

Mamelodi Sundowns players Asavela Mbekile and Thabo Nthethe are set for exits at the end of the season.

Both players have not been registered for the Champions League having spent the entire season watching football from the sidelines. KickOff.com has been informed that they will be seeking new homes when the season comes to an end.

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Mbekile, who has been described as the best right-back in the country by coach Pitso Mosimane many a time, was linked with a move to Bloemfontein Celtic in the January transfer but is said to have not been in favour of it.

Mbekile is yet to feature this campaign for the Brazilians and at age 31 he’d no doubt be looking to play regular football.

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The 33-year-old Nthethe, a man who has worn the captain’s armband in the past at Chloorkop, has made just two appearances all season, one in the Absa Premiership and another in the MTN8.

SuperSport United and Maritzburg United were interested in his services during the transfer window last season, but none of them were able to secure his services before the deadline.

With 21-year-old Rivaldo Coetzee set to start playing next season, Nthethe has minimal chance of ever playing regularly for Sundowns again.

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Article by: Tshepang Mailwane
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